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Archive for April, 2006

BikeTrailerShop.com & Outside Magazine

This week the Wandertec CELLO showed up in Outside Magazine’s Buyer’s Guide. Though it was only a brief mention, we were happy to be mentioned in this widely read magazine and have the CELLO presented with a host of quality bike touring products. We also added another dealer to our dealer list this week. BikeTrailerShop.com […]

100 mile KHS Urban X update

I have passed the 100 mile mark on the Urban X. I’m happy to report that this bike has surpassed my expectations. The only thing that I had to change was the saddle. After 70 miles, I was not able to get used to it. I’m used to saddles with ‘love channels’ and the ‘Brooks […]

Jerk!

My morning commute is something over seven miles: one mile in Queens, another mile across the Queensboro bridge on a separate bike and pedestrian path, two-and-a-half miles across Manhattan on 59th St. to the Hudson river, and then another three miles down a bike/pedestrian path along the river. All this takes about 35-40 minutes, sometimes […]

CycleMorph Closing Shop

I posted some info about CycleMorph back in June and honestly I thought this was a great idea. But unfortunately bike shops weren’t too interested in it. After speaking with one of the owners this morning, he told me that they are regretfully closing shop. They’re in the process of trying to eliminate their inventory. […]

Commute By Tandem

I’ve seen people use all sorts of bikes to commute with cruisers, foldables, recumbents, hybrids, road and mountain bikes. But I’ve yet to see or hear about 2 people commuting with a tandem. If you have seen it, or know of someone that does it. We’d like to hear about it. Contact us via EMAIL

Fell From The Same Tree

I was just checking out some of the cool pictures Randy posted from City Island. But I don’t know if you guys have noticed, but I just realized Randy and I take some of the same style photos….   Here’s what I’m talking about.   RL’s picture of the Fezzari Wiki Peak   Randy’s picture […]

Inertia Designs Business Pannier On Sale!

Here’s an excellent deal from our partners at Inertia Designs: The Business Pannier for:$75.00 I consider the Inertia designs Pannier a MUST BUY for the office commuter or the student. It has become a permanent fixture on my Kona Smoke and it fits perfectly on the KHS Urban X. Click here for my review, click […]

Question of the day

How many people do you know would ride a bike and smoke a cigarette at the same time?

When Brake Cables Kill…

Well that title is a bit melodramatic. But it does have some meaning behind it. I’m talking about how bad brake cables can cause accidents. Having your cables snap on you can lead to disaster. My personal tip to you. Replace your cables at least once a year or if you feel like your brakes […]

City Island

After work I decided to ride out to City Island. My wife Soraya thought that it was a good idea so she drove out there with the kids. I took my camera along to share some of the sceneries with you guys. On Market Street walking bridge. Down Town Harrisburg across the Susquehanna River. Soraya […]