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Which trekking bicycle should I buy?

A complete trekking bicycle buying guide

In this article I’m answering the frequently asked question: “which trekking bicycle should I buy?” I’ll also explain the differences between trekking, and hybrid bicycles, and explain what to look (out) for when shopping.This is not a “10 best trekking bikes to buy in year 20xx” article. This is what I answer when friends and … Read more

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Capriolo Sunrise – long term test 03 – 300 km – painting the bicycle

Painting a bicycle

Updated: 09/09/2020. Previous posts from this test: Capriolo Sunrise – long term test 01Capriolo Sunrise – long term test 02 After the first 300 kilometres there were no more problems – all was working perfectly. It was the time for the first chain lubing – since the factory grease was done after 300 km. However, … Read more

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Capriolo Sunrise – long term test 02

New cheap BSO-bicycle long term test

Updated: 25/04/2019. Previous part: Capriolo Sunrise – long term test 01 First 100 km and first problems. 1st problem – all the left original bolts started loosening All the bolts that weren’t replaced, or “reinforced” with nylon locking nuts, during the first service, got loose and it all started rattling. During the first service, the … Read more

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Capriolo Sunrise – long term test 01

Long term test of a cheap new bicycle (BSO)

Updated: 09/09/2020. 1. How it all began A friend decided to buy a bicycle to go to work and back. It’s about 15 km one way. With a 500 meter steep and about 500 meter gradual climb. He opted for a rather cheap, new bicycle – Capriolo Sunrise – costing about 160 euros. He consulted … Read more