Linda’s e-bike failed to work properly so we are sending it back and have decided to continue our bike rides on new Trek bicycles. Today we rode on the local bike paths and loved the bikes. They are SO MUCH lighter than the e-bikes, easier to handle and actually easy to pedal. Looking forward to getting in shape enough to travel to remote bike paths.
|Here is an overall picture of the bike with the “tourist” handle bars and Topeak rack/bag. The rack and bag have now been removed – declared too heavy. I am searching for a lightweight rack that does not attach to the seat post. To put the bike on a hitch type rack (on the back of the car) I will remove the seat and battery to keep weight down.
The tires are a good compromise between low rolling resistance and comfort/shock absorbing.
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