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Electric bike commuting with Bionx

BionX to the Rescue – in the Snow!

February 28, 2011

I have never been so happy to have my BionX electric bike as I was yesterday. I had woken before dawn and decided to get to work before the traffic picked up. The night before the weather forecast had promised clear skies, so I set off at my usual rapid pace on my trusty BionX […]

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The Top Five Reasons why I Commute by Electric Bike

October 15, 2010

My wife Maggie commutes in this Mustang; I commute year-round on this beautiful BionX electric bike. It’s a 2008 Devinci Copenhagen, retrofitted with a BionX kit – a really sweet electric bike. Some of my friends envy Maggie’s ride, and think my choice is crazy. But let me tell you the top five reasons why […]

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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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