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Greenstreet Cycles & Biking in the City of Omaha

Greenstreet Cycles & Biking in the City of Omaha

I had to make an unplanned trip home to Omaha last weekend (missed the Cocktail Ride, sadly) and while I was there I managed to find some extra time to stop by a great little bike shop that has opened downtown – the only bike shop in downtown Omaha by the way.  Greenstreet Cycles is […]

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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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Bike Review: Biria Step-Through Adaptive Bike

Bike Review: Biria Step-Through Adaptive Bike

As I mentioned in the previous post, I drove up to northern Michigan last weekend to pick up Mr. Ding. I stopped at a few bike shops along the way and test rode some unique bikes. On Sunday I stopped by Latitude 45 Bike Shop in Petoskey.  Before I arrived in Petoskey, I had done […]

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Bike Review: Electra Amsterdam Series

Bike Review: Electra Amsterdam Series

Over the weekend I had to make a little road trip up north to pick up Mr. Ding – he’d been racing around on a sailboat for about a week.  I was going solo and had enough time to make some stops along the way.   On the way up I drove through Holland, Michigan and […]

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Bike Folks You Should Know: Working Bikes Co-op in Chicago

Bike Folks You Should Know: Working Bikes Co-op in Chicago

Are you familiar with The Working Bikes Cooperative here in Chicago?  They’re located on an industrial stretch of Western Avenue  that’s  not exactly a popular bike route, but their efforts are felt all across the globe.  The Working Bikes Cooperative is a not-for-profit tax-exempt 501(c)3 organization which keeps bikes out of the garbage dumps 0f […]

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Go Dutch! We Love the Folks at WorkCycles

Go Dutch! We Love the Folks at WorkCycles

As I write this, the Netherlands are leading beat Brazil in a World Cup Quarterfinal match (Go Oranje!) and I discovered two lovely emails in my inbox this morning from the folks at the Dutch bicycle manufacturer WorkCycles.  It’s a Dutch sort of morning here at the house of Ding Ding.  As readers of this […]

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A Little Shout-Out to Copenhagen Cyclery!

A Little Shout-Out to Copenhagen Cyclery!

Copenhagen Cyclery in Chicago sells European or dutch-style city bikes, from Italy, Germany, Denmark as well as the Netherlands.

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