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Archive for August, 2012

Rudy’s Tour de Water 2012 Bike Tour

“Water and sanitation are the building blocks of human life and dignity.  Without them, people will forever struggle to move forward with their lives,” so states Blue Planet Ride‘s website – part of the Blue Planet Network.  This guest post, brought to you by Samuel Hagler of Ride For Good, details one of Blue Planet’s […]

Kickstarter Projects for Bike Commuters

Kickstarter is a Web site that allows creative people to raise money to realize their ideas, whether it’s a movie, an art exhibit, a video game, or a cycling accessory. People running Kickstarter projects contact me all the time. Sometimes I ignore them. Sometimes I write about them. Sometimes I ignore them for awhile, and […]

Sharing the Road

Sharing the Road

“The Way I Roll” Chris Van Dine Video

Peter Sutherland is a NYC-based filmmaker, photographer and artist who has made a series of documentary films about passionate cyclists. “Sutherland,” says the press release, “has followed athletes, bike makers and enthusiasts on their home ground, biking and talking about their strong passion for the bike culture.” The series is called “The Way I Roll,” […]

Doug’s Wandertec “Bongo” Bakery Build

More and more businesses are hitting the streets with more eco-conscious delivery-by-bike services. Doug utilized our very own Wandertec Bongo cargo trailer as a platform for Oakland’s Fat Bottom Bakery cupcake transportation cart. Doug remarks, “You have a great trailer design there. It was very easy to work with and very light. A really sensible […]

Chariot Child Bike Trailers: Save up to 35%

This is our newsletter for the month.If you’d like to get this delivered to you inbox, subscribe here. Save up to 35% on Chariot Child Carriers Our huge ongoing sale on Chariot Child Carriers just got… huger.It’s not just the 2011 models.Now the 2012 carriers and all Chariot accessories are getting in on the act […]

Bikes Belong… In the House

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 […]

Cufflinks and Bike Blog Love for the Wandertec Tuba Bike Trailer

Avant Garde Design is supporting our Kickstarter project with five pairs of handmade bicycle chain cufflinks.This is a new reward, now available on our Kickstarter project page for the Wandertec Tuba Bike Trailer. We call it “Fancy Backer.” Please promote the project on your social networks and blogs. We have 12 days to go, and […]

End-of-Summer Chariot Sale! Chariot Company Profile

2012 model Chariot Carriers and all accessories and kits are now 20% off through September 3rd at Bike Kid Shop. 2011 model Chariot Carriers are also still currently 25 – 35% off. Feel more comfortable buying from a company that you know and trust? Get to know them a little better: Every Chariot Carrier is […]

The Bike ‘Otherizes’ Us — Get Out and Bike

Eugene Bicyclist posted a thinker today in a post titled “On getting yelled at by a guy in a pickup.” Like me, he says he doesn’t get yelled at much. (See my post, “I Feel Your Rage.”) But he got yelled at by a guy in a pickup after making an “assertive” move in traffic […]