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Archive for March, 2011

Carrying Your Stuff: Cargo Bicycles

There is more than one way to skin a cat just like there is more than one way to transport such unfortunate cats or other things on your bicycle. To be exact, there are three widely used, reliable ways to carry stuff on you bicycle. We’ve looked at carrying stuff by bike in Bicycling Bags […]

Review: Timbuk2 Shift Messenger

I don’t yet know if the Shift Pannier Messenger is the bag to meet all my biking needs but it certainly covers a lot of ground.

New Technologies for Bike Shop Hub

While most of the customers of Bike Shop Hub, are interested in hearing about what we are up to in the realm of our expertise in bike touring, bike commuting, family cycling and increasingly with electric bikes, the tools with which we are presenting this expert knowledge with are worth sharing from time to time […]

Am I The Bike Tester From Hell…

This is the second time in less than a month that I’ve wiped out a demo bike.

Spring in Flagstaff

National Bike Summit Ride

National Bike Summit Ride

Sparks and Snow Flying

An interesting perspective through the shop window of Stuart grinding a railing, creating a bold plume of sparks.And our demo A2B Metro E-Bike poised for an electric bike commute in the slushy spring conditions we are having this week in Flagstaff. The A2B Metro handled well in the slippery conditions though with how wet the […]

Photos and Stories of New Orleans’ Bicycle Culture

Everyone who rides falls in love with their bikes. It seemed to me that the people in New Orleans fall a bit harder for their bikes than in other places, and I wanted to show that.

E-Bikes vs. Toys

The folks who make e-bikes aren’t stupid. They aren’t targeting solely serious cyclists as their market. They’re targeting folks who may not remember what it’s like to pedal a bike. More cynically, and some of them targeting the consumer who doesn’t know junk from quality.

Out and About on a Bike Friday and a Brompton

We recently got a hold of a couple of folding bikes for our recent travels. I took a Bike Friday to Austin for the North American Handmade Bike Show, while Ted brought a Brompton with him to Washington DC for the National Bike Summit. Ted has been a long time fan of folding bikes having […]