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Archive for February, 2013

Cyclovia Tucson on Kickstarter

Cyclovia is a fun, family-friendly event in which city streets get closed down to cars for a day and opened up to pedestrians, cyclists, skateboarders, and other non-motorized forms of transportation. It’s an opportunity to build community and get to know your city in a different way.In Tucson, we were fortunate to have a great […]

ESGE Kickstand: Two Legs Work Better Than One

As I have said before, I am a Jedi Master of Sloth. Laziness is one of the few things to which I can claim Gold Medal Caliber. As a result, I must develop strategies which will allow me to avoid the dirtiest word in the English language: work. On my main commuter bike I replaced […]

Bike Socks at the Oscars: Joseph Gordon‑Levitt

The first time I saw Joseph Gordon-Levitt was a in movie called Brick: a weird homage to film noir set in a modern day high school. Instead of a private detective, Gordon-Levitt’s character is a high school student investigating the disappearance of his girlfriend into the underworld of stoners. Instead of a corrupt district attorney, […]

Hilary’s Snowy Chariot Trek

According to Hilary: It was the first snowfall of the year, and we decided to hit the trails near home. We didn’t think it had actually snowed as much as it had or we would have put our skis on the Chariots! 2km in we realized that 6-8 inches of snow is a lot to […]

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Vaude Roadmaster Rear Panniers: Space for Second Breakfast

Obtaining these Vaude Roadmaster Rear Panniers coincided with an odd turn of events in my life, which must be duly noted before I can continue with this review. I’ve had a trusty Xtracycle for an undisclosed number of years.  It was a college graduation gift from my brother and the family “truck.”  This Xtracycle happened to be mounted […]

Chariot vs. Croozer vs. Burley Bike Child Trailers

Via BikeKidShop.com Email: We are looking at purchasing a bike trailer stroller combo for two children. Can you please tell me what the differences are between your three brands and why I would purchase one over another. Thank you. The main difference between the brands of trailers is the features and accessories that they come […]

Abraham Lincoln Rides a Bike to the Oscars

Funny thing about Abraham Lincoln (as others have pointed out) is that he is a magnet for the One of Us phenomenon — whether based in fact, conjecture, or only in the imaginations of those who want to claim some Abe cred for themselves. Abraham Lincoln was a bartender Abraham Lincoln was gay Abraham Lincoln […]

Steve’s Compliments & Enviable Lifestyle

Success! Another happy customer: We have visited your site many times and this is our first purchase. My wife and I are avid cyclists and have been for over 17 years – we own over 20 bicycles ( yes – my wife says that I have a sickness – and she’s probably right ! ) […]

Evaluating if there are any Issues with Mounting a Two-Wheel Trailer Hitch to your Bicycle

A common question we get here at the BikeShopHub.com is whether the bike trailer hitch for two-wheeled trailers can be attached to their style of bicycle. Most, though not all, brands of two-wheel trailers offer a variety of options for mounting a hitch bracket to the bicycle. I will be breaking down my explanations into […]