They look similar, so what's the difference? There are a lot of folding e-bikes now in the market, all claiming to be the best for a variety of reasons. And many of these bikes look the same. It’s like trying to decide between buying a cheap bike from Walmart or a more expensive Specialized bike from an actual bike shop. So, without some extensive research how is the consumer to know which to buy? The Swagtron EB7 and Jupiter Bike Discovery are two such bikes. In this post I'm going to do a side-by-side comparison of the various aspects of the two bikes. The Jupiter Bike Discovery is a bit more costly, but in my opinion if you’re serious about owning a folding e-bike for the long haul, the Discovery is the better choice. Let's start with the basic specs Specification Discovery Swagtron EB7 Folded Size (L x W x H) 30.08" x 16.93" x 25.08" 29.5" x 16.5" x 25.9" Unfolded Size (L x W x H) 52.75" x 21.65" x 34.30" 52.7” x 22” x 42.1” Weight 40 lbs 42.3 lbs
I know it’s only March, however, I can’t help but think about summer. Maybe that’s because here in Michigan the snow seems never-ending and just thinking about summer makes me feel better. Hard to say. Anyway, have you given your summer much thought yet? We have a genius idea! Two words. Glass Getaway! Sounds amazing right? Okay, this is new so let me explain. As some of you may know we have 3 classrooms, however, we don’t typically run classes every day but that is about to change. June 22nd - June 30th we will have an event, class, or demo running in every classroom. For a total of 4 stained glass, 9 fusing, 6 flameworking, 3 mosaic classes and more. Now let’s talk details, shall we? June 22nd we kick off Glass Getaway with our FREE Fusing Forum Event. Then, starting Sunday, June 23rd we will have 25 class options and 5 guest instructors - don't miss Joy Munshower, Cathy Claycomb, Kent Lauer, Tim Drier and John Ferrando. Have I convinced you yet? If that wasn’t enough the nice people at Best Western of Okemos have agreed to drop their standard room rate of $147 down to $86 a night! Plus that includes a FREE shuttle ri
@I have repaired broken glass on several old (60-80 year old) panels that were made of zinc. So framing your lead panel in zinc shouldn't be a problem. If panels are to be outside I always recommend waxing (finishing compound) Spring, Summer and in November.