Electra's Ticino 8d looks like the past and rides like the future.
Author Adam K. Raymond Photography Norimichi Inoguchi
The Ticino 8d bike, from California-based manufacturer Electra, may look like an antique cruiser, but with the exception of its charming design, this two-wheeler is on the cutting edge. Retro-style details such as tourist handlebars and hammered alloy fenders are engineered using modern technology and advanced materials, resulting in parts that look like classics but perform like modern marvels. And it’s comfortable, too. The leather handlebar grips and custom saddle seat make the Ticino the closest modern civilization has gotten to a La-Z-Boy on two wheels.
Ticino 8d / $800 / www.electrabike.com
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