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The West Coast had its own cast of characters, including Tom Ritchey and Eisentraut. Starting in 1971, Schwinn outsourced excess Paramount production to Pioneer Manufacturing of Racine, Wisconsin, owned by Don Mainland. Don was an accomplished bike racer as well as successful industrialist. All because they didn’t understand what people wanted and how the market… Continue reading Mountain Bikes, Road Bikes, E-Bikes, and More

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Overall, given the fundamental shift I have seen in my personal bike riding habits this past summer, I very much enjoy having an e-bike. The Coston e-bike is a good example of that in a much more approachable price range than some others. The LED controls are nice, but also missing some functionality. That is… Continue reading Mountain Bikes, Road Bikes, E-Bikes, and More

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These vintage-inspired bikes feature padded seats and upright riding positions for extra comfort every time you ride. At just $898 with its current Black Friday sale price, the Schwinn EC1 definitely offers more bang for your buck than a lot of other electric bikes out there. But while the Schwinn EC1 isn’t a fancy cruiser,… Continue reading Mountain Bikes, Road Bikes, E-Bikes, and More

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Tricycles also teach important skills like steering and pedaling, which lay the foundation for a child to eventually become a confident big-kid-bike rider. The world of tricycles is wild and weird, with hundreds of options ranging from convertible 4-in-1s to fancy drifters to trikes that become balance bikes. Raise the front panel and align it… Continue reading Mountain Bikes, Road Bikes, E-Bikes, and More

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Operation Mongoose consisted of a program of covert action, including sabotage, psychological warfare, intelligence collection, and the creation of an internal revolution against the communist government.[23] The U.S. still lacked the capability of effectively getting information to the majority of the Cuban people. They had a trade embargo, denial of bunkering facilities, increased port security,… Continue reading Mountain Bikes, Road Bikes, E-Bikes, and More

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A stronger drive train and carbon blue belt make for easy maintenance while delivering an authentic riding experience indoors. It’s an innovative and stylish design that keeps us on the cutting edge of the indoor cycling industry – and it will keep you coming back time after time. The new AC Performance with Carbon Blue… Continue reading Mountain Bikes, Road Bikes, E-Bikes, and More

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A stronger drive train and carbon blue belt make for easy maintenance while delivering an authentic riding experience indoors. It’s an innovative and stylish design that keeps us on the cutting edge of the indoor cycling industry – and it will keep you coming back time after time. The new AC Performance with Carbon Blue… Continue reading Mountain Bikes, Road Bikes, E-Bikes, and More

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At the close of the 1920s, the stock market crash decimated the American motorcycle industry, taking Excelsior-Henderson with it. Arnold, Schwinn, & Co. (as it remained until 1967) was on the verge of bankruptcy. With no buyers, Excelsior-Henderson motorcycles were discontinued in 1931.[5] Ignaz’s son, Frank W. “F. W.” Schwinn, took over day-to-day operations at… Continue reading Mountain Bikes, Road Bikes, E-Bikes, and More

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“Schwinn” is printed in green and yellow on the downtube of the bicycle and “Abbott” is printed in blue on the top tube of the bicycle near the bicycle stem and handlebars. Ignaz bet heavily on the stock market and lost almost everything when the market crashed in 1929. If that wasn’t enough, the motorcycle… Continue reading Mountain Bikes, Road Bikes, E-Bikes, and More