Here is some bike touring inspiration in photo journal form from one of our customers Rick who purchased a full setup of Ortlieb bags and Tubus Racks from us for his Northern California bike tour that he took this April.
Archive for June, 2012
I don’t come from a family where cycling was a big deal. But I kind of do. Leading up to Father’s Day this year, I’ve been reminded of how fathers and bikes have factored into my psyche. I got it from both sides of my family. Unlike me — cycling nearly every day like I’m […]
I’m On A Bike!
Just around the corner from Bike Shop Hub (a.k.a. Commute by Bike World Headquarters) is Mia’s Lounge, your basic bar. Except Mia’s has a little store, tucked into a corner, where you can buy bags of peanuts, chips, candy bars, sodas, cigarettes, carryout beer and distilled beverages. It’s the shortest distance between us and sugary […]
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. It’s a backpack. What else can you say? It stays on your back, doesn’t flop around. Puts all your needful things in one place […]
Our sales of the Extrawheel Advert have been picking up pace as it is discovered as an easy to use bike trailer for advertising. David sent in this photo of his setup for advertising on his ride to the beach in Southern California. “I ride frequently to the beach from my house so why not […]
Via BikeBagShop.com Email: Recently purchased a Focus Maleta Disc (2011) bike. I have not taken delivery just yet, but was looking for advice on best panniers for commuting. I need to carry my lunch bag, and occasionally a change of clothes, and would also like to keep my lock and tools in the bags as […]
BluesCat is a resident of Phoenix, Arizona, 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 […]
Squid’s NYC Biking Story
Via BikeKidShop.com Email: I have a Kidarooz and need another axle mount adapter. My bikes have quick release hubs and the piece I am looking for slips between the axle and chain stay. There is a square metal bar to which the trailer attaches do you sell this part and if so how do I […]