Posts by Michael Stokes

Cyclists create camaraderie in 7 days

The BikeMaine tour ended Saturday in Kittery. BikeMaine is a weeklong cycling tour held in mid-September. This year, 360 cyclists rode about 350 miles, from Kittery to Bethel and back,…

Bikepacking Norway

We’ve now spent more than a month biking in Norway. The roads are steep. But not near as steep as I expected. They’re not ‘get off and push steep.’ I…
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Cycling across Cuba

Cycling across Cuba is an incredible and worthwhile adventure, but is a trip that requires good planning and the understanding that the countryside is still undeveloped and resources are quite…

Coros Linx Smart Cycling Helmet

The Coros Linx smart cycling helmet was a Kickstarter success story in 2016, amassing an impressive $320,000 – six times its $50,000 funding goal . This year at CES, the…

Brompton aims to sell 6000 bikes

The folding bicycle maker Brompton is predicting electric bikes could make up at least half its business within the next 10 years, as it broadens the appeal of cycling beyond…

The amazing story of Richard Carapaz

The Ecuadorian triumphed in one of the three major cycling races, recording two stage victories and overcame a racer from the caliber of Vincenzo Nibali. Carapaz’ success guaranteed him a…

We Love Old Inner Tubes!

In a quiet corner of a former pottery factory in Stoke On Trent, there is a small but dedicated group who are determined to make a difference, a big difference…
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