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Are you a victim of Bikism ?
Submitted by Jim Parker on Sun, 14/06/2009 - 17:08
 Some may say that I am a bikist.  I confess that I think that my bike is better than other bikes.  Sure, I know that any human-powered vehicle moving down the road is worthy of respect.  But when I see a person suffering along the road on an uncomfortable road bike, I actually h
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Long rides and hydration
Submitted by Jim Parker on Sun, 07/06/2009 - 12:45
North Carolina, June 6th 2009.  Maria and I headed out at 6:34 am in a light rain, rear lights flashing on the small packs attached to the backrest of our Silvios.  We headed southeast into Columbus County, then north through the entire length of Bladen County, into Cumberland County, then
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On World Tour
Submitted by Jim Parker on Sun, 07/06/2009 - 1:05
Cruzbike with its chain free undercarriage and efficient drive line to the front wheel makes a great touring and load carrying bike. Here are two websites documenting the progress of two people taking world tours on their cruzbikes. One is of David Byrne on a Sofrider, one is of Valdo Viera on a
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A new look for spring
Submitted by Jim Parker on Fri, 29/05/2009 - 8:25
Spring in North Carolina brings out lots of fresh green things and colorful flowers.  Just as Mother Nature is putting on a fresh look, our website is undergoing a transformation that will make it easier to navigate, find information, and stay in touch with your Cruzbike community.  Maria
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Spring CNC Ride
Submitted by Jim Parker on Sat, 18/04/2009 - 23:35
What a difference a couple years make...  Seems lots of people know about Cruzbike now.  As we rode around town, many people recognized us or yelled out a friendly "Hi-ho Silvio!"   Maria and I set out this morning on our Silvios for a 68 mile ride leaving from Washingt
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