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Archive for June, 2011

Panaracer Ribmo PT Commuter Tire

John Coe has been an everyday, four-season bike commuter in a four-season town for almost 20 years. He blogs, when he blogs, mostly about bikes and skis and stuff at rockychrysler.blogspot.com. I’ll be honest. As a bike commuter I am a bit of a renegade. I don’t like to ride on the road. With the […]

GoreTex Bikewear Windstopper Beanie

John Coe has been an everyday, four-season bike commuter in a four-season town for almost 20 years. He blogs, when he blogs, mostly about bikes and skis and stuff at rockychrysler.blogspot.com. You’re a four-season bike commuter.  Neither rain, nor snow, nor sleet, nor hail deters you.  No matter what, you ride. You’re fully kitted-out for […]

Steve O’Neill’s NYC Biking Story

Steve O’Neill’s NYC Biking Story

Our Beloved Junk

Yesterday my bike stayed at work due to an unforeseen series of events (a.k.a. poor planning on my part). I got a ride home from my wife. And this morning–again to my utter astonishment–my main commuting bike had not found its way home on its own. I considered my options. I passed over my trusty […]

Fratelli’s Electric Pizza Delivery Bike on the Loose

Last week our friend Brent rolled up on his business’s Fratelli Pizza’s new electric delivery bike. This is one slick setup and we were quite excited that they took the plunge with getting it. The bike incorporate what looks like a Madsen Cargo Bike frame into an overall package which includes a large sectioned area […]

EXTREME COMMUTING!!!

While visiting a local pizza joint for lunch, I was waiting for my two slices, and having to choose from among 15 televisions at which I could stare. On the right, I found myself watching this whole other kind of cycling. My head is so deep in the commuting and utility cycling world, I sometimes […]

Lucette Gilbert’s NYC Biking Story

Lucette Gilbert’s NYC Biking Story

Crappy Fathers Day

Today was Fathers Day. I don’t have any children of my own, but I have two stepchildren, and neither of them are around today. They were with their real dad today. And these kids, since the time they’ve been a part of my life, have been the recipients of the best bikes we could afford. […]

The Hembrow Family’s Bike Cargo Trailers and the Daily Routine

Our friend David Hembrow and his wife Judy sent us these photos depicting how bike cargo trailers fit into their daily routine. “We use our bikes and trailers almost every day, for food shopping, dog walking, collecting things for our business and for going on holiday.” Pictured in these photos are a Carry Freedom City, […]

Modern life is ruining my life

BluesCat is a 61-year-old Phoenix, Arizona resident who originally returned to bicycling in 2002 in order to help his son get the Boy Scout Cycling merit badge. His bikes sat idle until the summer of 2008 when gas prices spiked at over $4.00 per gallon. Since then, he has become active cycling, day-touring, commuting by […]