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Archive for October, 2009

Civia Loring I-Motion Review : Introduction

This past week I took delivery of a couple large boxes from Civia Cycles.  Inside was a very well packaged Civia Loring, a rear rack and pretty cool fenders.  This Loring is in for review but is still waiting for its very large front basket so for now there are photos and your basic details […]

Interbike’s Role in Utility Cycling

Interbike is the largest bicycle trade show in North America. Therefore, Interbike should be a cross section of the entire bicycle industry in North America. One could argue, that this has certainly been the case for many years, as Interbike has largely been a cross section of the high-end bicycle industry; high-end meaning race-worthy bikes, […]

Dottie and Her Mystery Flat

Last week Let’s Go Ride a Bike talked about a mystery flat that happend on Mr. Dottie’s bike. The cut in the tire is pretty intense and almost across the whole tire and tube. The cheap tires that came on Mr. Dottie’s Jamis, on the other hand, have had several flats in their lifetime. The […]

This Week in Commuting News

My goal in these weekly round ups are not only to highlight what was talked about here, on Commute By Bike, but across the newswire, blogosphere and maybe even in my shop. As long as it is about commuting, it may find its way here. Bike Centric notifies us that the Bicycle Film Festival is […]

The Folks at Xtracycle Sure Know How to Haul

Bicycle Exhaust that Plants Flowers

The Bloom device is meant to be a subversive and inspirational tool for our concrete jungles. Similar to the tuft of a dandelion as the wind carries the seedling, we propose a way of dispersing seedlings with bubbles and bicycling. Seeds are co-mingled with a bubble mixture and upon pedaling to your destination , you […]