Don't Lose Your Nirve
Nirve’s product line of bicycles are all named after words that start with the letter B – Boulevard, Bohemian, Boardwalk, and Beach.
One glance at their product manual, and it is apparent: Nirve is aimed at people who love to have fun on their bikes, and who aspire to a leisurely lifestyle and look stylish doing it. Their motto apparently is “Go In Style”, and by that they mean “fashion-forward” and also “portage in comfort”.
That’s because every one of their frames (except the Belmont and Switchblade) feature threaded fender fittings, kickstand mount plates and double-threaded eyelets on dropouts and forks to accommodate both fe...
If you've never heard of the proverb "Necessity is the mother of all invention", then probably you might not be aware of this fantastic new kind of bicycle called the ElliptiGO, it is basically a bicycle that is powered not by the standard and usual way of pedalling, but you actually need to 'run' on it to make it move. If you have ever used an elliptical trainer machine in the gym to exercise, then imagine that same movement and principal but with the addition of two 20" wheels to enable it to move.
The ElliptiGO is the brainchild of former U.S. Marine and Ironman triathlete Bryan Pate, ElliptiGo, Inc.'s CEO, when in 2005, he lost his a...
The Better For Riding With
After last week’s tongue-in-cheek story about 5 Reasons NOT To Buy A New Bike Online In Singapore, I was given the idea for a follow-up story on why you should buy a used bike instead. Of course, chief amongst the reasons would be price. But there’s also:
1. More value for money
As mentioned by the TGP member who goes by the nickname albatross, very often, the used bike you are eyeing has had component upgrades or replacements, often with parts from higher-performing groups.
So unless you have a problem with getting more for your money, you’ll appreciate not needing to shell out your hard-saved money for bet...