I don’t know if it’s just because we have friends in Copenhagen, Holland and Finland, where the population tends to ride ¨old style¨ bikes over modern ones, but I get the feeling that there’s something very retro going on with cycling at the moment. Maybe mountain bikes have peeked in popularity and people just want the simple things in life.
Here’s Trek’s ¨old style¨ bike. Nice curved frame. Handles that wrap around so you can sit up straight. Nice fat seat (which also doubles as a gadget carrier. Er…And automatic transmission. I guess that bit is new.