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Archive for June, 2007

Bike Theft: Top Ten Cities

Fritz points out on Cycle-licious that Kryptonite has put out their list of the top 10 cities for bike theft. Acording to the Unbreakable Bonds blog, those cities are: 1. New York City 2. Chicago 3. Boston 4. Philadelphia 5. San Jose 6. Los Angeles – tie San Francisco – tie 8. Seattle 9. San […]

Be a Bike Commuter

This article from is a great read of the guilt induced start to Hannah Tennant-Moore’s commute by bike and subsequent joy she found in it. Here’s my favorite paragraph: So I bought a rusted mountain bike for the cost of one tank of gas off Craigslist, then headed to Bicycle Bob’s for a helmet […]

Review: Banjo Brothers Waterproof Commuter Backpack

Ed – This is a review done by guest writer Chris Godsey. Check out his website. Click the pictures to see them bigger. WHO A 36-year-old, 6′ 2″, 220-lb., teacher and freelance writer. WHAT Commuting on an aluminum Kona single speed mountain bike set up for pavement riding–to and from the college where I teach […]

Tell a dirty story and get some free CitraWipes

Awhile back Fritz did a review of the Zogics CitraWipes. If you’ve been hankering to try them out, now is your chance to get a pack for free. In 100 words or less, tell the folks at Zogics about a time you wish you had one of their nifty CitraWipe degreaser hand wipes to clean […]

That’s Entertainment

Here is a nice, little 40 second diversion; a TV spot by Transport for London: FYI, the song is “Straight Lines” by Dawn Landes’ album Two Three Four. Tip of the helmet to Treadly and Me.

Gary Fisher – Fast City – Mendota

I’ve been off the Mendota for a couple weeks. Peter T, my 19-year-old son, is back home for the summer and I thought it might be a nice chance to get a fresh perspective on this bike from someone who has ridden a box store bike for his entire life. Peter and I have taken […]