Brompton Folding Bikes

Short Ride Around Phillips Park Exercise Trail

GPS Information Summary Parked at Phillips Park Trail Plantings and did the loop across the street. This circles the Lagoon and the Mastadon Playground Slide. Still pretty wobbly on my bike. Almost fell off! Did however get to try the […]

Waubonsie Lake Park Ride and then Morton Arboretum Flowers

GPS Information Summary Went once again out to the Waubonsie Lake Park to practice on the Brompton Folding Bicycles. Afterwards we headed over to the Morton Arboretum to the Thornhill Gardens area to do some flower photography. Image Gallery Video […]

Brompton’s Along the Fox River Trail to Geneva

GPS Information Summary Did some more “training rides” along the Fox River Trail this time to get acclimated to the Brompton bicycles. Image Gallery Video Clips Cyclometer Information No cyclometers on the Brompton bikes…

Connie chats with Chris Stodder about the bikes.

CosmicBikes Brompton Unveiling

Connie’s Images No images today… Eric’s Images It turns out that the dynamo-drive lights on Bromptons are all the same. The “S” setting places the light in SENSOR mode. This is essentially a mode where the light detects that ambient […]

Solo female making her way on a Brompton folder with ample carrying capacity.

Be Your Own “Rebalancing” Problem Solver

Background Reading By Julie Sherman Apr 27, 2017 How Divvy “Rebalancing” Problems Can Make Commuting Less Safe for Women (streetsblog) In a July 2017 article for Streetsblog Chicago Julie Sherman bemoans the problem of untimely “rebalancing” for Divvy stations. It […]

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An Observation Of “Dooring” Victim Behaviors

Of late there has been interest in a report that showed a “spike” in the number of “door collisions” occurring in 2015 over the previous year. The reasons that this might be happening could be due to some behaviors I […]

Want to beat bike thieves? What if you could take your bike with you wherever you go? (Photos © J. Maus/BikePortland)

Why Not Just Ride In The Door Zone?

toBackground Reading Guest article: The unfolding crisis of bike theft – BikePortland.org (PDF) Summary TakeAways If you have been reading this blog for any length of time you know that I am a huge fan of folding bikes. In specific the […]