Finally, the ride I’ve been waiting for and working for all summer, is mine. At the beginning of the season, I was teased into thinking it would come my way a little earlier than it did. Oh well, life doesn’t always pan out the way it’s planned out, and who can really complain when all … Continue reading My Sweet Ride & The Best Croissant, Ever!
Written by Nathaniel Snow (Gears Leaside Staff) Beasty Boy Does the Don First things first, this isn’t a mountain bike. It’s an electric pedal assist, climb-crushing, downhill-smashing mountain machine. I took the Specialized Levo FSR out for a couple hours in the Toronto Don Valley trails, and every trail felt like I’d never been there … Continue reading Test Ride: Specialized Levo FSR
Written by Derry Bunting (Gears Oakville Staff) Earlier this summer we had a customer, lets call her Mary, come by our Oakville location to find out what eBikes were all about. For years Mary, now in her late 50's, had been doing weekly Sunday Gravel Rides with a group of her girlfriends, usually on routes … Continue reading EBikes Can Give a New Lease on Life After Illness or Injury!
Written by Brigham DuBois-Hammond (Gears Canary Staff) Wow, this bike...! (I know that’s not a complete sentence, but it pretty well sums up how I feel). It would seem that not all eMTB Bikes are created equal. Although they are all truly awesome off-road rides in my view, the Bulls e-Stream Evo 2 FS is pretty much good … Continue reading Review: Bulls eStream EVO FS 2 Plus
While sitting in a cafe working on some blog posts, a woman approached me asking if I owned an e-bike. Yes, I replied, and she then asked if I liked it, to which she heard an enthusiastic, ‘I love it’! Her interest was further heightened when I mentioned that I sell them too. It seems her friend has … Continue reading Spreading the Word…
Now that you’ve got the e-bike you want, how do you reflect your unique style, make it safer to ride, and keep it safely in your possession? Every major emerging market brings along with it the support products allowing users to customize it to their needs and keep safe the newly emerged market’s products. In this case, … Continue reading Make Your e-Bike Safe, Secure and Sexy
It started as a ripple about 3-4 years ago. Last year the ripple grew, and with the growing size of the wave, we wondered if it would sustain or subside. With the start of 2018, we’re witnessing the wave grow, and the news from off-shore suggests it’s going to be a tsunami! Evidence of what our e-bike … Continue reading The ‘E’ Wave Is Washing Over The 6ix
Written by Brigham DuBois-Hammond (Gears Canary Staff) Talk about being psyched! For sometime now I have been thinking about and anticipating the rush I was going to experience for a whole week of riding a Cannondale Moterra SE.- a full-suspension e-mountain bike. Now I’ve got one. In fact, I’ve got two. Let me explain. Neil, our Cannondale … Continue reading Review: Cannondale Moterra SE
For a couple of months now, the 2018 Evo City Pro has been on the floor of our shop, and every time I pass it, it reminds me of last year when I rode the 2017 version of the same bike. It was my first year riding e-bikes - definitely an eye-opening experience. And I loved the … Continue reading Review: Easy Motion Evo City Pro
Como: Oh! I get it! Now that I’ve taken the Specialized Turbo Como for a good ride through the city streets, I get it. I get where the name comes from; well, I think I do. My guess is that the name comes from Lake Como in northern Italy. It is incredibly beautiful. Lifestyle in the … Continue reading Review: Specialized Turbo Como 3.0