Mini Clubman Über Fun And Electric Bike Cheat Galore Or How I Learned To Love A Car Hitch

Subtitle: This Is Not A Review Of A 2017 Mini Clubman. Sometimes when I'm riding around on my e-bike I hear these voices. At first I didn't make much of the voices. But then they grew, they increased, and although they never got louder, they became part of life. After having lived among #Eurowastelanders for …

Baltic Sea Bike Trek Gone Right

Riding or being ridden around the island of Rügen, Germany. Other than battling some horrendous winds (thank the Gods I'm on an e-bike), this is a great place to ride a bike, check out scenery, take a boat tour and study German. OYG. Rant on. -T

That Moment You’re Out Of Battery. Oh. Great! I’ve Got Another One. Battery, That Is.

A pretty gruelling ride yesterday. It started with a train ride that took me and my electrified The Panzer to the badlands at the end of Wuppertal. (Btw, if you've never been to Wuppertal, you have to go. It's worth it to go there and just take a ride on the Schwebebahn.) From there I …

Hit By A Van Almost Down By The River And It Was Obviously My Fault. #Hooray!

What an exciting afternoon in good ole Germania. Have I volunteered, dear worst-reader, what I actually think about my expat host country? Well, there's no time like the present to NOT volunteer such things. With that in mind, I was hit by a van today while riding my new über e-bike through the city. As …

Pseudo Review #2: 1000KM On The Charger GX Touring Or How To Spend Stupid Money Smartly (I Hope)

Part 1 of this pseudo-review is here. Part three is here. Update: day after worst-writing this I was on my über e-bike and got hit by a van. But it was my fault, I guess. Summary: Heavy bike that feels light due to motor and balance. Although GX tires are loud on the road, they are …