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Archive for November, 2008

DiNotte lighting recall notice

I know there are a lot of DiNotte fans here so I thought I’d pass along this note that DiNotte is recalling some of their older Li-Ion batteries because they don’t match the quality and safety of their current product line. For more info, see DiNotte’s recall information page. Speaking of lighting up, you might […]

DIY bike tire chains

This is cool: Homebrew tire chains for your mountain bike involves less than $20 in chain, cabling, and ferrules, not counting the tools you might need to get if you don’t already own them. Via. That reminds me of this tip in which you can use zip ties to improve traction a little. Both the […]

Xtracycle Build Up : Parts Bag

Arleigh is building, documenting and writing out her build up of a Salsa Ala Carte mountain bike with 650b wheels and a Xtracycle Free Radical Kit. This is an on going series so stay tuned for more installments. One thing that is a bit daunting if you aren’t mechanically inclined is the huge parts bag […]

Bike Trailer Videos Part 5

Bike Trailer Videos 1 Bike Trailer Videos 2 Bike Trailer Videos 3 Bike Trailer Videos 4 This post is a continuation of Josh’s Video blog series. This week we will be looking at Bike Child Trailers including consumer demos, reviews and a Burley Crash Test video. Enjoy! The first video is a quick demo of […]

Salsa Fargo, 29er Touring

We’ve decided to start a new section of the Bike Trailer Blog to feature bikes we like. These will generally be bikes for touring, commuting and carrying cargo. To kick this this off, I thought I’d post up this new touring machine from Salsa. The Salsa Fargo looks like a great touring bike for mixed […]

YOU can be in the Bike to Work book

Update: Carlton says he has several fantatic response — enough for the book, so please don’t send any more. Carlton Reid and Tim Grahl have been working on a Bike To Work book. Carlton is looking for real life stories from newbies and oldies alike. See QuickRelease.TV for details.