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BionX Installation Tips, By Turbo Bob.

September 2, 2011

The BionX kit comes with a handful of installation manuals and is backed with many videos online to guide you along.   As much as it is an very easy kit to install, I thought a few insights that I have found would be helpful.   Don’t take my word as gospel, but consider my input, question […]

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Evolution of a cyclist: The Takara takes the road

September 9, 2010

After completing college, my first job was with a defense contractor in California. I soon decided I was neither a West Coast guy nor a military-industrial-complex kind of guy. A year later I was back in New York, going to school and teaching classes at CUNY (City University of New York). Teaching part-time, I soon […]

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Evolution of a Cyclist: My Schwinn Varsity

August 27, 2010

Throughout my childhood and adolescence, bicycles were a big part of my life.  All of my friends rode bicycles around the neighborhood, and, in addition, on the weekend, my best friend’s mother would ride with my friend and myself to Flushing Meadows Park, several miles away.  This was the site of the New York World’s […]

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BionX electric bike kit – for the do-it-yourself guy/gal

July 1, 2010

Installing an electric drive conversion kit on your bike is not like rebuilding a Jaguar V-12 or converting the family car from gasoline to electricity. Still, some electric bike kits are easier to easier to install than others. And when you can buy a top-of-the-line conversion kit which is loaded with features and also easy […]

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Installing my BionX Electric Motor Kit

June 19, 2010

BionX Kit Installation My BionX electric drive kit arrived in a neat square box about 2 feet high.  In the background, you can see the bike to be converted, a Specialized Hard Rock mountain bike. I opened the box and removed the contents.  Here’s what I found inside: There was a rear wheel, a freewheel, […]

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