Bicycling journey

Discussion in 'Cycling Equipment' started by newdon, Jul 16, 2016.

  1. newdon

    newdon New Member

    Jul 15, 2016
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    “I wanted something
    that mirrored what we were
    doing with our locally crafted,
    carefully designed commuter
    bikes,” he says. Inspired by the
    geometry of Chicago’s iconic
    bridges, Heritage mechanic Arlan
    DeRussy designed the original
    $300 birchwood Bennett bike.
    “The triangular cutouts make the
    bike lighter and give it structure
    as well as a little nod to the city,”
    Salvatore says. Next came a hardier
    composite version ($270, pictured
    on previous page), available
    in five colors and made of recycled
    milk jugs in collaboration
    with Duluth, Minnesota–based
    Loll Designs, as well as the Legacy
    Edition ($430–$450), which
    includes a full-size Brooks saddle.
    “I like the idea of Bennett being
    able to take that saddle with him
    as he grows up, even bring it to
    college,” says Salvatore. “So he
    can say he’s had it on every bike
    he’s ridden

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