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Archive for November, 2011

Small Business Saturday

November 26, 2011 is Small Business Saturday, a counterpart to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, which tend to benefit major big box retail and e-commerce stores. Small Business Saturday encourages holiday shoppers to buy from businesses that are small and local. I believe in shopping local, and supporting small businesses. But not all brick-and-mortar business […]

Xuzhou’s Bike Touring Smorgasbord for Black Friday Sales

I hope everyone enjoyed their Thanksgiving celebrations. Now that you’ve fueled up on some good home cooking, like the rest of retail America, we are encouraging you to burn up all those extra calories in a buying frenzy. We’ve got a whole bunch of Black Friday thru Cyber Monday Specials underway. Here is a quick […]

Thanksgiving Turkey and the Many Hats of Robin Carlson

I thought today would be a good day to post some silly photos of Robin wearing some of his packing material based hats for two reasons. #1 Robin is our own in-house turkey keeping us all entertained with his antics and this is the day of Turkeys. #2 it just so happens today is Robin’s […]

Green Guru Spinner Backpack

Zipper pulls. That’s really all I’m asking for. Zipper pulls. I’ve owned a lot of backpacks over the years. Messenger bags, too. And, for several years, mostly just so that I would be able to confidently tell people, I’ve commuted with a messenger bag for years, I’ve been commuting somewhat consistently with a messenger bag. […]

A Raleigh Traditionalist and The Raleigh Classic Roadster

I’ve been a Raleigh fan for as long as I can remember. My first 10-speed was a Raleigh Record, bought and paid for with hard-earned car waxing money. I knew all about “wax-on, wax-off” long before Ralph was just a gleam in Mr. Macchio’s eye. But for all the cars I waxed to earn that […]

Paseo de Todos Ride in Guadalajara

Paseo de Todos Ride in Guadalajara