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Archive for November, 2010

The Hub says “Happy Holidays” with Sales on the Good Stuff!

It’s that time of year again. The holidays have been creeping up on us, and now it’s Turkey Day, with December poking around the corner, rearing it’s yuletide joy and gift giving spirit. Keeping with the holiday cheer, the Bike Shop Hub is launching multiple sales on bike trailers, bike bags, and bike child accessories […]

New Travoy Accessories & Burley Trailer Sale

When I started bike blogging, not that long ago, the first thing I wanted to write about was the Burley Travoy. I seriously went on, and on, and on about it–as did Bike Shop Girl. (Although my gushing about the Travoy was so effusive that it made me a Burley sales rep’s favorite bike blogger.) The […]

Happy Thanksgiving! from Commute By Bike

Photo Credit: Jackson Bike Advocates Happy Thanksgiving Everyone! Among many other things, I am very thankful for the turkey poputlation’s (presumably unwilling) support of many of our upcoming bike commutes. What bike commuting related blessings are you thankful for on this Thanksgiving?

‘Don’t Be a Jerk’

Is all hell breaking loose in New York City? If it were, would anyone notice? A few days ago, I linked to a Fox News article which ridiculously framed New York City’s efforts to increase bike commuting as a “war on cars.” (And there I go repeating that nonsense again.) Forgive me, but I’m now […]

Bicycle Messengers

In the last year and a half or so, since we set out to define utility cycling, we have covered a wide breadth of topics from bike services to bike mapping to community building and much, much more. We have been slowly filling in the all of the categories and subcategories that we identified of […]

Benting to Work

BluesCat is a 60-year-old Phoenix, Arizona resident who originally returned to bicycling in 2002 in order to help his son get the Boy Scout Cycling merit badge. His bikes sat idle until the summer of 2008 when gas prices spiked at over $4.00 per gallon. Since then, he has become active cycling, day-touring, commuting by […]