Kurtz Randonneur

4 YEARS AGO / 4 COMMENTS / TOURING BICYCLES

2013 brought us the hundredth edition of the Tour de France, but it will also bring the sixth London-Edinburgh-London randonnée, which has been held every four years since 1989. It’s a scenic and self-sufficient brevet that carouses north, up the eastern seaboard, over the Humber Bridge for a brief incursion into Scotland, before heading south…

M55 The Beast e-Bike

M55 The Beast

7 YEARS AGO / 14 COMMENTS / E-BICYCLES

No, it’s not a colloquial title. M55 is a Hungary-based manufacturer of e-bicycles and The Beast is their flagship model. The Beast is actually a hybrid bike, meaning it is an electronically assisted ride. It’s the result of a long evolution of engineering and development, and has raised the bar of environmentally friendly personal transportation.