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Archive for June, 2011

Bill Walton’s Bike: ‘My gym, my wheelchair, and my church’

Bill Walton and I have a lot in common. We both have red hair. His middle name is Theodore. People think my first name is Theodore (but it’s not). We’re both less than seven feet tall. And… and… We both have friends who follow basketball. Thanks to my high school friends’ incessant yammering about NBA […]

The True Cost of Gas

The True Cost of Gas

Kalkhoff Electric Bike in Summer Flowers

Earlier this winter and spring I published several photos of the electric bikes that we are testing in the JOYBAG project (jump on your bike and go). Now that summer is here, it’s time for the bright cheerful tones of summer to show off the lines of our JOYBAG fleet. Here is the Kalkhoff ebike […]

Lane Leather Bicycle Pannier Messenger Bag – I am not worthy

Karen Voyer-Caravona is an admitted bicycle dilettante in Flagstaff, Arizona, who blogs about her adventures on two wheels, vélo envy, her husband’s cooking, and cross country skiing at Visit her website for her endless opinions on the most stylish shoes for pedaling, critiques of bike parking, and the best bike date dining destinations. The […]

An Ortlieb Downtown Pannier Review (to Compliment a Sale)

I’ve been reviewing the Ortlieb Downtown Commuter Pannier for several months now after my prior foray with the Racktime Workit Pannier.  With our parent company Bike Shop Hub launching their semi-annual Ortlieb, Tubus, Racktime Sale, it seemed like a good time to share a few words about one of Ortlieb’s premier commuter panniers.  A little […]

Destination Reached: Bike Parking & Locking

Understanding where and how to park your bicycle once you have reached your destination is as important as learning to ride safely to your destination as a utility cyclist. If you are riding your bike to complete errands or if you are using your bicycle to commute to work, knowing how to find bike parking […]

Two Wheels Green Delivery – By Custom Bike Cargo Trailer

We are going to be covering a few business’s using bike trailers over the next few weeks. To start things off, here is Two Wheels Green Delivery I have a carbon free delivery service in Toronto, Canada. My trailer is custom made by a friend who has a small business making trailers. My goal this […]

Bike Shop Hub’s Pannier Upgrade Center

You’ve still got time to gear up for that summer bike tour trip you’ve been doing. Here’s a customer that’s been touring so long that he had to upgrade his panniers when he rolled through town. He was setup with Ortlieb Front and Back Roller Classics mounted to a Tubus Duo Front Rack and Tubus […]

Calculating the Leap to Driving Less

I’m projecting onto this calculator my wish that it will help make easier both the small leaps and the large ones.

Where Might An Extrawheel Take You?

A customer of ours sent us these 3 photos of his Extrawheel hooked up to his recumbent. We’re running an Extrawheel sale thru June 12th so what better time to post up a little bit of inspiration through photography. Here is what Ray had to say: These are 3 photos from my most recent 700 […]