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Archive for July, 2012

Another Knife Sharpening Bike

Another Knife Sharpening Bike

You Don’t Know Sweat, Jack!

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 […]

Shopping Panniers: The Gateway to Utility Cycling

This is our newsletter for the month.If you’d like to get this delivered to you inbox, subscribe here. We’ve had a variety of shopping panniers, but now we’ve listed them all together on one Shopping Panniers page.(Warning: May lead to cravings for long tail bikes.)Here is part of our selection:Banjo Brothers Folding Grocery Bag PannierGetting […]

Ma Bicyclette

Ma Bicyclette

Alex’s Handcrafted Trailer-Cycle – Hang on Kids!

Alex sent in this photo of his DIY solution to child transport in an attempt to make something like the FollowMe Tandem. Sort of like an Adams Trail-A-Bike, sort of like a Burley Trailer-Cycle, and according to Alex: “More or less successful.” Let’s hope “more” for the kid’s sake! Also quite the creative use of […]

Velo Transit Metro 20 Pannier – Unseating King Back-Roller?

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 www.singlespeedseattle.com When you want to unseat the king, you’ve gotta bring your “A game.”  The king here? The Ortlieb Back-Roller Classic, the […]

San Diego Cycling

San Diego Cycling

Homemade Bike Trailer Delivering Hot Off the Griddle Crepes

A growing mobile food business calls for a full grown mobile kitchen. The top has a metal surface to prepare food from and is held to the flatbed of the trailer with 8 pins. In just minutes it comes apart for use as a flatbed.I also have made a tall bike with barbecue grill, a […]

Affordable Care: Bicycling

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 […]

O say can you see two bike shops from here?

Today is Independence Day in America, meaning it’s been 236 years since this country decided to, well, to be a country, and at the same time totally piss off the Kingdom of Great Britain. A couple of days ago was when I left Washington DC after a week long visit. I was particularly happy to […]