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Electric Swallow, update

Here’s the latest on the electric Schwalbe scooter that I posted about a few days ago. This time the information is straight from the horse mouth, so it’ll be a little more accurate! 366 more words

Not A Lambretta

Electric Swallow

The Simson Schwalbe (German for Swallow – the bird you smutty minded lot) was, for those that don’t know, a classic East German  scooter/moped. It followed the ‘enclosed motorcycle’ model with larger 16″ wheels than classic Italian scooter. 253 more words


Updating Clem...

I’ve been called a lot of things in my life, and one term that is pretty accurate is indecisive.  With bikes anyway.  The Clem is hanging around for longer than I anticipated, of course after a few changes.   218 more words


Stable Update...

With the constant rotation of bikes in my household, here is an update of the newness in regards to bikes:

Pure Fix fixed gear.

When a friend asks you if you want a bike, the answer is always yes.   299 more words


More stuff for sale: Tires and shifters

Well friends, there are still bits and bobs that can be purged from the parts bins! If you are interested, either leave a comment or email me at urbanadventureleague@gmail.com Payment can be done via Paypal. 175 more words

Items For Sale

The road nicer travelled: Schwalbe S-One

Note: the S-One will continue in Schwalbe’s 2017 range but will become known as the G-One Speed instead. Same tyre, same spec, same 30c width. The G-One Allround continues the old G-One (35c) range. 1,672 more words


Schwalbe Plus Tyres upgrade

As part of my effort in making my trek 520 as good as possible in terms of being a great touring bike and of course maximise comfort I ( after much research) decided that upgrading the stock tyres that the trek520 disc originally came with ( 319 more words