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Archive for November, 2011

Alpine Pedaler Spotting

I was downtown this weekend and spotted this pedaling party on wheels rolling down the street. I fumbled for my camera and got this somewhat blurry shot. This is a new business here in Flagstaff for pedaling parties through the downtown area. Looks like a blast and I think I’m going to have to get […]

Geek my Fixie – Part 1: Ortlieb Ultimate 5 Compact Classic Handlebar Bag

Josh King lives in Seattle, where he commutes by bike every day, rain or shine. He switched to full-time single speed commuting in 2010. You can read his thoughts on going gearless at As I’ve said before, my fixed-gear bike is no fashion statement. It’s my daily ride to work, and, increasingly, my go-to […]

Tubus Racks for Road Bikes w/Disc Brakes

I am looking to get a Tubus rack, specifically the carry model, and am looking for information on its compatibility with road/cx bikes with rack mounts on the frame, but with disc brakes. Is there clearance to mount these using the frame mounts, or do you need the QR mounting kit? Is there any difference […]

Sucking It Up In Winter

Vanessa Marie Robinson is a Brooklyn-based industrial designer who’s blog For The Love Of Bikes covers her multifaceted interests in all things cycling. She is typically found either riding in the city on a single-speed or training upstate on her road bike — year-round! Biking year-round as a university student living in Montreal taught me how to survive whatever […]

The Holstee Manifesto

The Holstee Manifesto

A Bike Commuter is Born — On the Bainbridge Ferry

Yesterday was nepotism day here on Commute by Bike. Today it’ll be cronyism. Tobias Eigen is a friend from the years I spent living in the Washington, DC Beltway — Takoma Park, Maryland to be specific. (“Capital of hippie-land… home of the squirrel lady and that guy who walks around swinging a dead fox.”) I […]