Ask anyone who has ridden one, and they'll tell you there's just something about a Dutch bike they love. Yes, there's the steady, confident handling, the ultra-comfortable upright (high visibility) seating position, the luxury touch points and cleverly integrated lights, splash guards, rack, lock...the list goes on. But ultimately it is the whole package, a bike that results from a nation whose culture that has had, not just a love afffair with bikes, but a long and resilient marriage.
Now that our friend Joan has one of these - a Gazelle Arroyo C8 - we hear back from her every now and then about here adventures. Here's her most recent:
"Last Sunday our bike ride destination was Trinidad…to the ocean views and a coffee shop. I have joined a group of bicyclists who ride each Sunday from Arcata City Hall towards Trinidad. This was the first time I set my sights on the full ride. We totaled about 40 miles round trip. Was a great ride….very comfortable on my Gazelle Arroyo C8."
She adds, " I love that I had lots of power left on the battery after the ride….about 50% left. Gives me the confidence to do the long rides."
Thank you, Joan! Keep the stories coming.