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The following posts on Lisbonize were published in the Portugal category.

change-log…

Some month ago, I promised to write about new products from Eurobike 2010… I know.. But: I had not even the time to write about anything in the last 2 month, sorry… There is a good reason for that. In September, I was being asked, if I wish to rent a small shop at Oporto [...]

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from June till August…

.. happened a lot, but unfortunately I had not any time to continue my blog. So, another “resume-article” will (hopefully) compensate this! What happened? Apart from working end developing E-Mobility.pt as a reliable brand for electric bicycles, cargo- and commuter bikes in Portugal, we used our bikes a lot for pleasure (see illustration on the [...]

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the silence of the lambs…

…we had not in mind, but we were quiet for along time.. too long for serious blogging, I know. But anyway, sometimes business is more important. That should not be the usual way and therefore I will try to collect a little bit what happened from End of April til beginning of June: 1. We [...]

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dutchbike 2.0 – reloaded…

..the new DutchBike comes from Germany: The Bionicon UrbanCargo, a real adaptation of the classic spirit of a commuter bike transferred into Lifestyle and feeling of the new decade of urban cycling. .. And today it came to Portugal!  Probably the first bionicon bike ever in Portugal… We adapted some accessoríes like the famous bootbag from [...]

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The follow-up visits: Vol.2

 Another innovative company that we met on Eurobike 2009 were the guys from Bionicon. Recommended by their good friends from Fixie-Inc. I visited their booth in Friedrichshafen. Though I was not looking after Mountain Bikes or anything else from the “sporty-section” I was impressed by the package of technological outstanding solutions.  [A small step into [...]

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The follow-up visits: Vol. 1

On Eurobike 2009 we made a lot of contacts and meanwhile we realized (already in 2009) several brand implementations in the Portuguese market. To improve these contacts and to know better the people behind the brands we decided to visit in early 2010 all the companies we meanwhile represent. Even if it was just for curiosity. First of all [...]

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Bullitt, Christiana, Winther…

It is Wint(h)er time and Europe is caught under ice and snow. Fortunately in Portugal we are not (yet) in the situation of this bike messenger from Berlin, who must use his Bullitt Cargo Bike under the worst circumstances.  Anyway – back to the topic: Since this year we have three Danish bike brands represented in Portugal: [...]

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The BionX Bullitt Cargobike

Finally we got it fixed – our new electric cargo bike: The BionX Bullitt. equipped with a PL 250 HT engine for the rear wheel and a special battery rack. Providing a higher torque, this model is the best in class for climbing, long rides and fast accelerations. Providing a quicker and higher % of [...]

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classic dutch…

[attention: self-marketing.. ] Last week, the first Gazelle bicycles were delivered to final customers in Portugal. Really interesting in that context was the fact, that these clients found on their own the type of bicycle and the size of frame etc. through Internet search and decided after a few mails what to buy. All of [...]

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100 days in Lisbon by bicycle

  This is a story about an idealist Paulo Guerra do Santos, born 1973 decided to use his bicycle. Nothing spectacular so far? Of course, if we would talk about Munich, Amsterdam or Berlin. But we talk about Lisbon. Portugal. A city and a country still made for car drivers. The natural enemy of a [...]

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