We've carried bikes from Linus for more than six months now, and in that time we've sent a surprising number of the little guys and gals out into the world in both Chicago and Seattle. It's been a pleasure to see them locked to bike racks downtown in the Loop , rolling down the Burke Gilman, and hanging from the chain link outside bars on Capitol Hill in Seattle. I've seen them used for commuters, bar bikes, kid haulers, and “couples' cycling incentives.” Just as Linus riders seem to have discovered the versatility of the design, we've had a great time expanding the capabilities of the bikes themselves. Here are a pair of the projects Alex and I have set up with some of the bikes. We've had a huge amount of fun thinking up ways to keep the Linus style undiluted while adding function and some new ways to ride! If you cold winter riders are looking to set up your Linus, Chicago Schwinn or Raleigh with a similar light set-up ask us about the Schwalbe studded tires for winter riding.
Classic headlight, classic tire generator, classic Roadster 3, and a nice warm yellow halogen beam.
Live on the top of a monster hill? The
SRAM i-Motion 9 hub nearly triples the gear range of this Dutchi.
Dream it up and your Linus can probably