Tag Archives: Bike Reviews
Bike Review: Pashley Princess Sovereign & Roadster Sovereign

Bike Review: Pashley Princess Sovereign & Roadster Sovereign

Recently I had a chance to make a trip up to Logan Square and pay a visit to the folks at Boulevard Bikes – a great neighborhood bike shop right on the circle. Along with the Surlys, Bianchis, Manhattan Greens and other bikes, they are also the exclusive (I believe?) Chicago dealer for Pashley – […]

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Bike Review: A 1980′s Murray Monterey Magna

Bike Review: A 1980′s Murray Monterey Magna

I don’t usually write much about inexpensive department store bikes (Kmart, Target, etc)  since besides the price, they don’t have a lot of features worth recommending – they’re not sturdy and generally don’t hold up to any sort of regular, daily riding.  That being said,  I do come across some interesting vintage bikes once in […]

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Bike Review: Gary Fisher Simple City

Bike Review: Gary Fisher Simple City

Last Sunday, at the Women Who Bike brunch, I had the opportunity to see Megan again and get a few pictures of her great city bike – a Gary Fisher Simple City. I remembered her bike from previous brunches and was hoping I’d run into her or another one of our brunch mates who also […]

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Bike Review: Gazelle Toer Populair

Bike Review: Gazelle Toer Populair

As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, I had the opportunity to take one of the Gazelle Toer Populairs out for at spin while Vince at the Dutch Bike Company swapped out the studded tires on my Oma. They sell a couple of different Gazelle models, but this one is my favorite.  As you can see […]

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