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Archive for June, 2010

Getting Started with Kid’s Bicycle Helmets

We’ve just started to sell children’s bike helmets at I’ve been doing some homework on a variety of issues and considerations surrounding kid’s bike helmets. There are quite a few different ways for children to get involved in cycling and wearing a children’s bike helmet makes all of these much safer. Think about all […]

Urbana: A to B to Fun

Review of the Urbana Bicycle “A2Bism” — a term coined by Mikael Colville-Anderson of Copenhagenize — is the idea that bikes for transportation is such an everyday concept that you don’t even think of it.

Guitar Ted’s Fendered Karate Monkey

Guitar Ted from fendered his Karate Monkey just to take a photo for us. Thanks G-Ted! Send us your fendered bike photos: Arleigh at

Pop Up Basket by MIO

Pop-Up Bicycle Basket MSRP : $75.00 Details : Available for front or rear, in 3 colors A basket system that pops up out of a sheet of recyclable & recycled steel. From MIO Description The Pop-Up Bicycle Basket is designed to fit most bicycles, ship flat and be installed in either the front or rear […]

Social Action through Cycling

Social action, generally speaking, refers to an act performed by an individual or a group to work towards achieving a goal that is valued by society. Bicycles can be used to support different types of social action, such as charity rides in which a bike ride is the main event in an effort to raise […]

Bike for the Gulf

Free Bell Child Helmets with Chariot Carriers & Croozer Trailers is the newest of our three websites and we’ve been working hard on expanding our lineup of cycling accessories for kids. Just this week, we got in a shipment of Bell and Giro Children’s Helmets. As a kickoff to offering safety lids for kids, we thought we’d start by offering a free one with […]

Inspired Street Trials in Edinburgh

Pedalgogy: Balance Bikes and Training Wheels

A couple of years ago I was at a local bike shop buying a bike for my future stepdaughter who, at the time, was an eight-year-old girl who did not yet know how to ride on two wheels.We asked about training wheels, and was told by the owner of the shop that it was not […]

The Journey is the Thing