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Archive for January, 2010

Basics of Bike Commuting

One World Two Wheels : Basics of Commuting By Bike Video

A great video provided by and their advocacy program, One World Two Wheels.

More Winter Cycling

A New twist on an Old Idea, Home Made Bike Cargo Trailer

We received a email from Sean in regards to a custom trailer that he was designing and building. Sean has taken some products that one could find around the house or office and turned them into a home made custom bike trailer. Including his own crafty hitch design.

How Hard Core Are You?

With the temperatures around 20 degrees colder than the norm in North Carolina my motivation is lacking for the daily commute to and from the bike shop. In my mind I keep repeating, “Practice what you preach” and that is the one thing getting me on to a bike most days. I’m sure I could […]

Nitto Campee Racks

The name Nitto, is a staple name through out the bicycle industry.  Even within bicycle shops it holds a name that means two things, high cost but durable and long lasting.  Even within the shop I manage when I bring in Nitto handlebars or racks the mechanics are left drooling as they are normally working […]

Cycle Power in the Shower

Winter Cycling

I must admit I don’t have to deal with extreme winter cycling conditions all too often. There are some advantages to living in the desert, after all. However, I am endlessly impressed by those who do ride all winter through the snow, freezing temperatures, and other runny-nose-inducing weather conditions. Hence, I have decided to write […]

New York State Legislation to Push Pedestrian & Cyclist Bill

With the state legislative session underway, Albany will soon turn its attention to business that lawmakers never got the chance to address last year. One bill to keep an eye on would give police and prosecutors a new tool to protect pedestrians and cyclists. After two preschoolers were killed in Chinatown last January by a […]

Open Forum : Your Top Product of 2009

Keeping on topic of Bike Commuting products, I would like to know what your top products of 2009 were and why.  It could be that jazzy front basket you put on the front of your bike or a new pair of cycling pants. Let us know!