Posts Tagged ‘internally-geared’

If you want, the bakfiets can take the place of a car. That’s what it does. You don’t need to live in a place without hills. You don’t need Dutch cycling infrastructure (although I wouldn’t turn it down). You need only a fair amount of urban density and the patience to ride a bike more […]



I love my Sturmey-Archer. It’s maybe the single most reliable mechanical thing I own. I am an unabashed proponent of internally-geared hubs. Alongside a dedicated cycling infrastructure, I think internally-geared hubs and chaincases are the two keys to getting more people to cycle regularly. I say that because I know people in this country don’t […]