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Nashbar Slicks on Sale

Tuesday, June 21st, 2005

Nashbar has a sale on their ATB tire. It’s perfect for commuting or riding around the neighborhood. SLICK SALE

Go Back to the Tricycle: My Own Personal Elf Quest

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Call me Cutter. A few days ago I chanced to drive up out of the Chesapeake mudflats to the Carolina foothills, where I found a taste of the future in a cherry red, hot rod hybrid trike. If bicycling is the future of transportation, then the velomobile is the future of bicycling: the epitome of […]

Volvo Life Paint is the equivalent of Colt Camo Paint

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

The NRA convention just concluded a few days ago, and let me say that I had a great time — not being there. But I’ve been thinking about the NRA for the last week because of the ongoing fuss over Volvo “Life Paint” — the amazing new reflective paint that Volvo thinks will bolster their […]

New Crowdsourced Bike Safety Map:

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Anything that combines two of my favorite things – geography and bicycling – is something I can’t help but share with you all! Hooray for bike maps! Earlier this month, at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, geography professor Dr. Trisalyn Nelson launched a new bike mapping website called The website is a […]

Thule Pack ‘n Pedal Commuter Panniers – A Review

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

A big drawback to using a pannier that doubles as a messenger bag is that, at some point, without thinking about it, youre going to throw it over your shoulder and smear road-dirt and dried mud all over the back your clean work shirt. But thats about the only drawback to Thules Pack-n-Pedal system commuter […]

The Cadillac Backup Plan

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

When I returned to bicycle commuting in 2008, my backup plan for handling problems out on the road was pretty simple: I carried a spare tube, a set of tire tools, a multi-tool and a cheap frame pump. If I encountered anything I couldn’t handle with that basic kit, I carried my cell phone to […]

‘The Art of Carrying Things by Bike’ – Linked up Version

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

And I thought Streetfilms had a monopoly of making slick videos about urban cycling. ‘The Art of Carrying Things by Bike‘ by Laura J. Lukitsch, is a “a nice montage of some San Franciscos iconic bike routes and destinations, including the Wiggle, Ferry Building and Market Street.” I watched this video like a birdwatcher frantically […]

The Range Backpack from Incase: Made with Mac people in mind

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

John Coe has been an everyday, four-season bike commuter in a four-season town for almost 20 years. He blogs, when he blogs, mostly about bikes and skis and stuff at It’s a backpack. What else can you say? It stays on your back, doesn’t flop around. Puts all your needful things in one place […]

Cleverhood Rain Cape: Patience… It’ll rain eventually

Friday, April 27th, 2012

Karen Voyer-Caravona is an admitted bicycle dilettante in Flagstaff, Arizona, who blogs about her adventures on two wheels, vélo envy, her husband’s cooking, and cross country skiing at Visit her Website for her endless opinions on the most stylish shoes for pedaling, critiques of bike parking, and the best bike date dining destinations. According […]

Fyxation Session 700 Tires vs. A Mild NYC Winter

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Vanessa Marie Robinson is a Brooklyn-based industrial designer who’s blog For The Love Of Bikes covers her multifaceted interests in all things cycling. She is typically found either riding in the city on a single-speed or training upstate on her road bike — year-round! Last November I began bracing myself for some harsh winter weather […]