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Brompton Urban Challenge Comes to NYC!

REGISTER HERE Heads up, New York! Brompton Urban Challenge kicks off in 19 days. We’re getting our Nycewheels team together now. How about you? The Brompton Urban Challenge is a city-wide event that will test your skill, creativity and ingenuity through a variety of fun and exciting challenges throughout the streets of New York City….

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Biking the line between wilderness and civilization

Photo c/o of This morning, while I was browsing my favorite bike blogs over a cup of iced coffee and some toast, I found an editorial written by Sarah Tory of on “bikepacking” – traveling with your gear on  bicycles. She describes her experience going fully prepared through a three-day trail on White Rim…

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Who said envy was green?

I hate to start a review by editorializing, but holy hell – this bike is beautiful. This is the Stromer ST1 Limited Edition, a luxury collector’s item-slash-high powered workhorse. With this bike, the term ‘electric bike’ starts to feel like a cop out. This thing rides like a motorcycle. A max speed of 27 MPH….

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Testing the Stromer ST2 at the NYC Green Expo

Over at NYCeWheels, we had a question: what happens when you take the Stromer ST2s to the Green Expo and offer test rides to people who have never seen an electric bike before? The past week, we partnered with Stromer to exhibit the new Stromer ST2, the most impressive electric bike on the market. We wanted…

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Lifehack: How to Cycle Longer and More Often

If you already own an electric bike, you’ve probably realized that you put in way more miles on your ride than you would on a regular bicycle. But a new study at the Institute of Transport Economics confirms that electric bikes owners take their bikes out almost 50% more often than those without. According to the study…

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The E-TWOW Booster Scooter: Around Town & Racing The Car

By: Mike from DIYBIKING.COM       Like the folding bikes I’ve reviewed for NYCeWheels, the E-Twow Booster Scooter isn’t exactly meant to be locked to a parking meter or signpost. It’s built to be folded and carried wherever it is you’re going, so I’ve bringing the scooter into my everyday errands to find out…

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