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Archive for October, 2006

Things my buddies didn’t tell me about riding a fixie

I dialed in the Raleigh One Way yesterday and took it for a 10 minute ride around my neighborhood. Today, I rode it to work (8 miles), ‘fixie’ style. Here is what I learned: When making a turn, make sure your turn is wide enough to have enough pedal clearance. Why? Because you are still […]

Banjo Brothers Saddlebag Pannier Review

Product:Banjo Brothers Saddlebag Panniers SADDLEBAG PANNIERS – One-piece saddlebag design is easy-on and easy-off. It’s ideal for commuting or a weekend trip to a nearby bed and breakfast. The bags are low-profile, so they won’t slow you down. They also feature cinch straps on top to hold extra gear. * 1500 cubic inch capacity * […]

Bike on Halloween with the Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association

The Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association invites you to celebrate Halloween on your bike. The tumbling Creek Mountain Bike rumble X is scheduled for Oct. 28-29 on the grounds of Gainesville State College in Gainesville. Registration begins at 1 p.m. on Saturday for the festival and at 8 a.m. on Sunday for the cross-country race. Continue […]

Light & Motion Recalls Bicycle Light Batteries for Fire and Burn Hazards

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Information and Public Affairs Washington, DC 20207 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the manufacturers named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. Name of Product: ARC Lithium […]

Raleigh One Way ———>

Christmas was way too early for us. Raleigh USA just sent us a One Way to review! The One Way is a flip flop fixie single speed commuter made with Reynolds 520 Steel Baby! I immediately called Moe once I saw the box…”Dude, you gotta come over! The One Way is here!!!!!” Here’s Moe salavating […]

How Bikes Are Mass Produced

Strange Things Happen Behind The Wheel

When riding your bike, whether for recreation or commuting to work you tend to notice drivers doing the weirdest things. It’s strange how people act different once they get behind the wheel. Some instantly get hit with road rage, while others think they’re invisible to the world and start doing funny things. Every so often […]

BIKING ROCKS….

You wake up early a Monday morning just to see the sun rise. You go for a nice long ride. At 0530, no traffic you have the road all for your self, good temperature, the smell of clean air. You find a place you think might be a good one to welcome a new day. […]

30 DEGREES AND YOU WANT TO DO WHAT?

I guess it takes a lot of dedication and fortitude to get up in the morning and go for a bike ride before the sun is up with a 30 degree cold weather. My buddy Randy and I decided to do that this morning. It was freezing, it reminded us of old times field operations; […]

Cold Weather Clothing

It’s that time of year again. Cold weather is coming and is here to stay. To some the choice of commuting by bike or driving to work is starting to become a harder choice. Dressing appropriately may help persuade you to continue riding and assist to make your commute more enjoyable. I found an ARTICLE […]