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Archive for August, 2012

Bike Portraits & Blurred Boundaries

Bike Portraits & Blurred Boundaries

The International Color Conspiracy and the IZIP E3 Path Electric Bike

Look: I don’t expect you to believe that the Freemasons control gravity, that Facebook is a CIA program, or even that General Motors killed all the streetcars in America. But there is a real conspiracy I learned about years ago when I got involved in e-commerce, product development, and the shadowy world of the nonprofit […]

Bill’s Ortlieb-Revelate-Extrawheel Extravaganza!

Extrawheel trailers are on sale!! at Bike Trailer Shop thru September 4th.  Showcasing the Extrawheel Voyager‘s tremendous cargo carrying capabilities is Bill’s custom built ready-to-tour bike.  The setup includes a Revelate Designs Tangle frame pack, the rack mounted and ever-popular Ortlieb Back Roller Classics in black and yellow (black and yellow black and yellow, everything […]

Release: Flagstaff Company Targets Suburbia with New Bike Trailer

The Wandertec Tuba is for Car-Sized ErrandsFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. Aug. 20, 2012 Wandertec, a leading online retailer promoting products for everyday bicycling, has announced a new bike trailer aimed at urban and suburban cyclists wanting to reduce or eliminate the use of the family car.The idea behind the Wandertec Tuba is to provide the same level […]

Bike and Beer Research with the Growler Crate

The Growler Crate is designed to carry half-gallon (1,900 ml) bottles of beer. It was not designed to to be carried on a bike. John Coe (RockyChrysler) asked, “Why the hell not?” To which Commute by Bike replied, “Yeah! Why the hell not?” Two rigorous and independent tests began immediately. John Coe Carrying my undeniably […]

Mounting Rear Bike Racks to Bikes without Lower Mounting Eyelets

Via BikeBagShop.com Email: I have a pretty standard road bike but it has no eyelets (lower mounting holes or above the brakes). I was hoping to get the racktime addit rear rack with a pair of ortlieb back roller classic panniers. Could I use the Tubus Quick Release adapter with the racktime addit? Is there […]

Infoschmucks: Anti-Cycling Infographic Disguised as Pro-Cycling

There’s a new infographic making the rounds. If you follow bike-related blogs, Facebookers, or Twitterers you might have seen it. And it purports to provide “Depressing Statistics of Bicycle Accidents” on cycling in Great Britain. The only thing depressing to me is how many bloggers, Facebookers, and Twitterers uncritically regurgitated this — as they always […]

The Wandertec Tuba or How to Replace the Minivan

So you’ve got to run some errands on your way home from work, which include a trip to the grocery store, as well as a stop at the pet store to get a bag of food for your furry friends. You normally commute by bike, but there’s no way you can comfortably carry groceries for […]

Rick’s Sick Helmet Plummage, Bro!

Rick has been a busy collector on his 10,000 mile bike journey through the southern California desert.  1200 miles in, he has collected eight feathers from eight different species of bird.  Wonder what the next 8800 miles will bring?  And the rest of you: beware the mighty and elusive mythical desert peacock.  

The Wandertec Tuba: A Bike Trailer for Car-Sized Errands

If my recent screen test video worked as intended, it was like a Hollywood teaser trailer that left you mad with anticipation for the full feature. The wait is over. Actually, it was over a few days ago when we launched our Kickstarter project for the Wandertec Tuba Bike Trailer: That was me in the […]