‘Tis the season for brand new bikes! The first round of 2018 Haibikes will roll out in less than a month, and at Fly Rides we had the good luck of trying out some of the models early. The 2018 Haibike SDURO FullSeven 10.0 was one of those bikes. I was particularly fond of this bike. Read on for our 2018 ...View full article →
Every year there is one electric mountain bike that is the undisputed champion of high end sales. We always carry whatever bike it happens to be. Frequently it ends up being a Haibike. Never before has that bike been one with a Yamaha motor. I think all that is going to change this year with the Haibike Xduro AllMtn 10.0. ...View full article →
Haibike has finally revealed their long-awaited lineup of 2018 electric bikes! When the new e-bikes come out, it’s like Christmas, our birthday, and winning the lottery wrapped into one at Fly Rides. Over the past few weeks, we’ve been lucky enough to have our local Haibike rep come out and show us some of this elite fleet of electric mountain ...View full article →
Longboarding has always been a secondary love of mine when compared to cycling. I love cruising by the beach on a longboard, but taking it anywhere else always seems to be an issue. Whether you hit a huge incline or just have to stop and go a lot due to pedestrian traiffic, there are always a few issues with efficiency. ...View full article →
It’s no surprise why the world calls the greater Los Angeles area “sunny southern California.” The lack of rain (about 1.25 inches average rainfall per year in Los Angeles) and dry heat provide beautiful outdoor scenery and picturesque cityscapes. But the pleasant weather also leads to dusty road conditions and hard-packed trails. Despite the nice weather, Los Angeles electric mountain ...
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For the past few months, I’ve been preparing for a trip through Scotland and England. If you’ve read any of my other lifestyle posts, then you know that I think the absolute best way to explore an area is by bicycle. So, when I was planning my trip, of course I decided to do an electric bike tour. I’ll be ...View full article →
It’s safe to say that more serious mountain bikers are walking away from tubes and going tubeless. But you don’t have to be a professional to benefit from a tubeless tire setup. Electric bike (eBike) cyclists are finding it advantageous to ditch pinch flat-ridden tubes for the tubeless alternative. Here are three reasons why going tubeless is better for electric ...
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Electric bicycle (eBike) motor technology has steadily improved since its inception back in 1895 (US Patent 552271 A). The crude 10-volt battery-powered eBike patented by Ogden Bolton, Jr. set the stage for what is now an ever-growing class of bicycles. Multiple companies have emerged as of late and are mass-producing mid-drive electric bike motors that offer varying power, total energy ...
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When you think San Diego, the first thing to come to mind might not be deep-rooted history. Of course everyone knows about the beautiful beaches, fun nightlife, and flawless sunsets, but San Diego also has an interesting past that will bring out the history buff in everyone. One of the most historic areas is Balboa Park. If history isn’t your ...View full article →
I think most San Diegans would agree that the two most unique spots in La Jolla are the La Jolla Cove and La Jolla Underwater Park. You could spend hours, days, and even months here without getting bored. Living here, I’ve had some time to sufficiently explore both, so read on for some advice on how to explore La Jolla ...
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