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Archive for December, 2010

Holiday Zinger #2 Tubus Cargo $99

For our 2nd Zinger for Zinger week, we are offering up the Tubus Cargo rack in both 26″ and 700c sizes for $99 through December 26th! The Tubus Cargo is a great rack for bike touring or bike commuting and makes a great gift for the cyclist in your family who is interested in outfitting […]

‘What are you driving, a bicycle, you little punk?’ (Roundup)

I walked into work this morning singing a tune by Todd Snider. Then it occurred to me how perfectly the song employs the attitudes of car culture; the lyrics would be completely ineffective on someone who didn’t understand these values. You oughta hear the **** that I get from my daughter She says that she […]

Holiday Zinger Week Kick’s Off with the Racktime TravelIt

We’re kicking off a week of holiday zingers today. We’ll have a new zinger sale everyday through Friday on a selection of our bike bags, bike racks and maybe even a special bike trailer. All of our holiday zingers that we will be launching this week will be running through December 26th. To get things […]

Dayworks Inc. Little Red Trailer Review

Bikes and things-wooden are, at best, an uneasy and uncommon mixture. Not so for the Little Red Trailer, a handy and inexpensive (MSRP: $86.00) little bicycle utility trailer made almost entirely out of recycled wood by Dayworks, Inc. of Minneapolis, Minnesota.

How to Talk About Cycling to a Conservative

Tom Bowden is a bike commuter from Richmond VA, a “suit” – a corporate lawyer with an MBA, and a conservative – You betcha! He is also a board member of BikeWalk Virginia, a pro cycling and pedestrian group in Virginia that raises raises money to promote cycling, walking and active lifestyles. Tom’s lawyerly blogging […]

De-Evolution of a Commuter Bike

I’m very close to admitting that my mountain bike isn’t really a mountain bike anymore.