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Archive for October, 2012

Sandy: Mother of a Million Bike Commuters

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, where the New York subway system may take weeks to recover, expect a lot of bikes to come out of mothballs. New York City bike advocates Transportation Alternatives are preparing to help erstwhile cyclists make the transition from neglect to success with commuter support stops. The “Bike Ambassadors” will […]

Comparison’s between Tubus Titanium Racks

Via BikeBagShop.com Email: I am a road rider who mixes a daily commute with 70 mile cafe racer runs, the occasional crit and some cyclo touring. A friend and I recently built up a Lynskey Sportive one for each of us. The plan is that this will be our touring / traveling bike. Next year […]

Bike Boxes

Bike Boxes

Ross’s Pollution-Reducing Pyramid Ride

Tomorrow is Halloween and there will be plenty of little ghosts and goblins out hunting for candy. Others will hole away indoors watching spooktastic movies about monsters and mad scientists and their wild inventions. Which brings us to Ross’s invention: the Purviance Pyramid — shown strapped to his Xtracycle bike trailer, deck, and racks. Here’s […]

Thule Attache Case for MacBook Pro: More James Bond than Hello Kitty

On any given day Kate Watters would rather be biking than stuck in her car in traffic. She and her husband collected several vintage one-speed bicycles on their honeymoon road trip from Flagstaff to Vermont, riding around small towns along the way. She writes about her field adventures, creative episodes, and the wonder of the […]

Tigers and Bike Commuting: Together at Last (Friday Roundup)

For those of you who don’t follow us on Twitter, or like us on Facebook, Google Plus, etc.: Are you working or something? This is a roundup of some of the things we saw fit to share with our less productive readers over the last seven days: