Spotted out for a coffee on George Street.
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Tags: Frankenbike, Recumbent
Check out the details. Seriously! http://www.cycleexif.com/ellis-cycles-953-special
I encountered this (and subsequently spent some time pedalling it) while walking around London with some friends on Saturday.
Tough as a rhinoceros, fleet as a gazelle, durable as a crocodile, easy to maintain and designed specifically to provide effective, affordable transportation to those who need a bike that gets the job done-no matter if it’s dirt roads or psycho-habituated roadways. As a sign of our commitment to the goodness that is the bicycle, for every two AfricaBikes sold, one is donated to a good works cause in challenged areas around the world. Visit www.konaafricabike.com or www.konabasicneeds.org to find out more.
Retrovelo is a small bicycle company in Leipzig, Germany, who in 2003 introduced a new style of bike: the Balloon Racer. These bikes are part city bike, part zero-generation mountain bike, and part, well, a whole lot of other elements borrowed from bikes over the last century. While “retro” in aesthetic, these bikes are not warmed-over anything, but new designs executed with exacting vision and technical innovations never before seen in production bikes.
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Yuba was launched in 2006 to build and provide affordable mobility solutions with a particular emphasis on distributing them to those most in need. The founders of Yuba came together to advance economic and social development, to promote self-reliance, and to emphasize better environmental awareness and lifestyle choices – all through the use of bicycles.
Because bicycles are one of the most energy efficient, financially affordable, mechanically reliable, and environmentally friendly vehicles, we believe that a more bike-centric world makes for a better world, a more connected world.