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Drews city bike, a two speed mini-velo: portable #15

Time for another bike! I wanted something I could hand over to the coat-check person at the museum. Or take into the movie theater with me. Portable bike #15   a 2 speed mini-velo   Folds up in 60 seconds.   Goes from a bike to bike in bag in a few minutes. Weighs 24lbs.… Continue reading Drews city bike, a two speed mini-velo: portable #15

28 · bicycle · spoke hole · spokes 36 · wheel

36 hole rim laced to 28 hole hub

This it the type of project that is only justified if absolutely necessary. Not a good idea to try for anyone without a lot of wheel building experience. My project qualified, and I have built hundreds of wheels over the years when I worked as a bike mechanic, so I set down to figure out… Continue reading 36 hole rim laced to 28 hole hub

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Review of Sinewave Revolution USB bicycle charging device; used with iPhone

A number of different charging devices that run off your dynamo hub have appeared in the last few years. Here is a well written summary of them. I was planning a trip where I may not see an outlet for several days, so I thought it was time to try one of them. The Sinewave… Continue reading Review of Sinewave Revolution USB bicycle charging device; used with iPhone

406 · custom design · experimental · folding bicycle · hand built · portable · small wheel · trail

Portable bike # 14

  Still rideable with your standard touring tires, but it gets more challenging down the trail. Having ridden portable bike #13 for about 6 years, I came to the point where I needed to make a new one from scratch. The event that was a catalyst for this was my ride on the OC&E trailĀ I… Continue reading Portable bike # 14