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A Green City Bike Right Outta Manhattan

A Green City Bike Right Outta Manhattan

Last week when I rode to work I spotted a black bike locked up at the rack outside my office. It’s as if that bike rack has become a magnet for interesting city bikes.

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Back to the Bike Blog – But Riding a Cruiser Bike??

Back to the Bike Blog – But Riding a Cruiser Bike??

It’s been a little busy at the house of Ding Ding Let’s Ride lately,  and I’ve fallen behind in my posts.  I haven’t fallen behind in my bike-riding, because I ride every day. Just haven’t had the time to write about it.  And now the bike situation is getting grim  – I’ve been delaying maintenance […]

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City Bike Friday – Specialized Globe Bikes Everywhere!

City Bike Friday – Specialized Globe Bikes Everywhere!

Did someone announce a “Ride-Your-Specialized-Globe-Bike-to-Work-Friday” and I missed it?  It certainly seemed like it was last week. It was a beautiful day in Chicago and as I was walking back to my office downtown I spotted this lovely red bike locked up along Washington Street. Pardon the iPhone pictures.  I admit that I was not […]

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An Australian Dutch Bike!?

An Australian Dutch Bike!?

Thanks to LodolLanes – a  city bike blogger out of Denver for tipping me off to a Australian bike company that assembles and sells Dutch-style bikes in Melbourne! Who knew?   Here’s how they describe it: Papillionaire Bicycles combine timeless aesthetics with modern usability. Sourcing quality parts locally and abroad, each bicycle is assembled in Melbourne […]

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A New Bike Crush – The Civia Loring

A New Bike Crush – The Civia Loring

Now isn’t that a beautiful bike? Yessirree, that’s the Civia Loring – a great-looking bike made by Civia – a bike brand created in 2007 by those same folks in Minnesota who brought us the Surly, Salsa Cycles, Handspun, and Winwood brands of bikes.

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Bike Love at the Grocery Store

Bike Love at the Grocery Store

So I had to make a stop at the grocery store last night, and as I cruised around the front of the store looking for a parking spot for my bike, I spied this lovely bike at the bike rack. I though to myself ; “Brooks saddle, front and back fenders, hub dynamo lights, that […]

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Bike Review: Sun Recumbent Trikes

Bike Review: Sun Recumbent Trikes

I got a lot of test-riding in last weekend, and the final brand of bikes that I had a chance to run around on were the recumbent trikes from Sun. Again, the folks at Latitude 45 Cycle & Sport in Petoskey, Michigan, were very helpful.  I’ve never taken a ride on any sort of recumbent […]

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