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Archive for July, 2011

A Recovery Child Trailer Turned Cargo – P.2

Following up on a DIY bike trailer project that we published the first phases of last September, Harry sent us these photos of the next steps in the project. It’s done. Total cost: $75 ($50 for new tires, tubes, $25 for velcro). And a lot of time. The fabric is rip-stop nylon (donated by my […]

Top 10 Reasons Sen. Chuck Schumer Opposes Bike Lanes

Tom Bowden is a bike commuter from Richmond VA, a “suit” – a corporate lawyer with an MBA, and a conservative – You betcha! He is also a board member of BikeWalk Virginia, a pro cycling and pedestrian group in Virginia that raises raises money to promote cycling, walking and active lifestyles. Tom’s lawyerly blogging […]

Bin Feng Zheng’s NYC Biking Story

Bin Feng Zheng’s NYC Biking Story

Ibera PakRak Commuter Bike Bag and Rack Review

Pete Prebus is the guy at Electric Bike Report, a website dedicated to getting the word out about electric bikes through e-bike news, reviews, guides, and general e-bike advocacy. Pete wants to encourage more people to ride bikes by providing good info about e-bikes and all the benefits (all the time) they have over driving […]

CETMA Cargo Bikes

CETMA Cargo Bikes!

Chariot and Croozer Trailers 10% off thru July 12th

Chariot Carriers and Croozer Child, Cargo and Dog Trailers will be 10% off from July 3 through July 12 at and makes premium bike child trailers, with quality details from the components to the stitching.TheChariot Cabriolet trailer, designed for one or two children, has a reputation for being both affordable and versatile.$429$379.TheCX2 is […]

Vaude Cycle 30 Bag Review

This review is by Arleigh of Bike Shop Girl. If you remember, Arleigh was at the helm of Commute by Bike for a good while and will be continuing to review and post commuter articles now that she is back on the bike commuting after her accident with a car a while back. We are […]

Waiting for Velo (at a Patriotic American Parade)

The City of Prescott, Ariz. was kind enough to hold it’s Independence Day festivities a couple of days early to give me time to take photos, write about it, and get my post ready to publish by July 4. (Technically it was the annual Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo Parade, but it looks and feels like […]

Le Tour d’Indifférence: Peter Flax Interview

I was invited to interview Peter Flax, Editor-in-Chief of Bicycling Magazine. I said Sure! And I did. The interview was a few days ago. And today–literally today–I read the entire e-mail message that came with that initial invitation, and I saw there was a list of recommended questions. Sorry, Peter, I completely missed those questions. […]

Cyclists’ Special

Cyclists’ Special