Monthly Archives: March 2017

Kreidler Vitality Eco 1 – Smooth Urban Explorer

You probably haven’t heard of the Kreidler brand before (sounds like Chrysler). It is a German brand that makes motorcycles and bicycles imported into NZ by Electrify.NZ who also bring in Magnum, Prodecotec and Bottecchia. I first saw and loved a Kalkhoff Agattu in their Auckland shop, and this is an equivalent bike but powered by a Bosch Active motor

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Reid Urban+: A great bike nobbled by its speed limit

The Reid Urban+ is a nicely put together ‘street’ bike featuring the Shimano STEPS drive system. It’s a quality-built bike with smooth welds on the main parts of the frame, a svelte grey colour scheme with subtle highlights and a nice parts selection. The geometry is ‘racy street’ bike (think NY City messenger) with rigid forks and fairly narrow handlebars – good

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