A reader recently sent in this photo with her Chariot Cougar 1. We were interested to hear that they were pulling this bike child trailer with an electric bike. Here at the Bike Shop Hub, we are about to add in a lineup of electric bikes into the mix of what we do and our […]
Archive for April, 2011
Wheels for Wellbeing
When Dave was done itemizing all the gear and specs, I got a sense of his competitive side–destroying the perception I’d been forming of him as a mild-mannered hippie dad with a funky bike.
Steve Benning comes close to being the perfect Guinea Pig for a new bike commuter. (Sighâ€¦ If only he had high-maintenance hair.)
I hold the position–ensuring that I will never get elected to anything–that rising gas prices are good.
Alan Winslow and Morrigan McCarthy will launch an around-the-world trip on bikes to study and document the strange and understudied phenomenon of youth. Okay, youth is probably the most overstudied phenomenon there is–what with their spending power, their trendsetting superpowers, and their forming of lifelong consumer habits. But Winslow and McCarthy aren’t anthropologists or market […]
The Racktime Workit is Racktime‘s answer to the office briefcase with a focus on function. The casual good look of the bag are ideal for a transition from the bike to the office. Easy to mount, easy to look at and easy to use. I was a fan immediately as I began my eight-week test […]
I did my monthly paper roll pickup at the Daily Sun, this time with the Bike Friday I am testing for Commute By Bike. It was a good opportunity to test out the capabilities of the suitcase/bike trailer that is available for traveling with the Bike Friday. Not only does the Bike Friday fit into […]
According to a report prepared for the City of Portland Bureau of Transportation by a few people with PhDs, cycling infrastructure generally has a positive effect on cyclists without negatively impacting motorists. A survey of Portland, Oregon cycle track users found that 70% of respondents [thought] the cycle track made cycling safer and easier. Motorists […]
But before you compare that driver who just gave you the right hook to Hitler, remember that when you play the Nazi card, youâ€™ve already lost the argument.