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Archive for May, 2011

The Invisible Cyclists

The Invisible Cyclists

Memorial Day, Buffalo Soldiers, and Bikes

Today is Memorial Day in the United States. For you readers outside of the US, what this means is that some of us get to take the day off work, and it’s a great day to get a deal on a mattress. It’s also a day to commemorate U.S. Service Members who died while in […]

‘My name is _______, and I commute by bike.’

Ever since the North American Handmade Bike Show we’ve been accumulating these short videos of people declaring, on record, that they commute by bike. This is the first of what we hope will be an ongoing series. Our hope is that we can show the world that bike commuting is not just the realm of […]

Grand Opened!

Thanks everyone for coming out last weekend to our grand opening. We had a good crowd test riding the e bike lineup, checking out the new showroom and enjoying the refreshments.

Bike Patrol

With the rapidly approaching summer season, melting snow on mountain bike trails, and warming days, I figured it was high time to write a post dedicated to bike patrolling. Bike patrol, in the context of utility cycling, does not refer to police bikes or law enforcement by bicycle, rather it focuses on the use of […]

Probing the Fire Eye Helmet Light

It’s a busy Friday night in a college town. You see a man setting up a strange blinking apparatus right next to the train station–just as the Amtrak is loading and unloading passengers. The man quickly walks away. What do you do? I got some funny looks from a few bar hoppers as I walked […]