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The Perfect Commuter Bike : Carrying Things

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

Our group build is wrapping up. We’ve had the project on hold during the snow, cold and winter. After many discussions about bicycle type, exact frame set, the type of shifting, component type and to have fenders installed, we’ve determined the Long Haul Trucker with a stock build is the bike we are going with.

2010 NAHBS Interview Series : Paul Component Engineering

Friday, February 19th, 2010

The largest series of interviews of frame and part builders, leading up to the North American Handmade Bicycle Show February 26-28, 2010.. Make sure to add us on Twitter for the latest show news. Basics: Whats your name: Paul Price Where are you based out of? Chico, (Northern) CA How did you get in to […]

Top Commuter Bike Resources and Reviews

Saturday, January 30th, 2010

Bike commuting is all over the news and maybe your work place has signed on for the commuter tax benefits.. We want to help you get on that bike and out using this amazing piece of transportation.. The more cyclist that are out on the road, the more we will be taken seriously and moving […]

Handlebar Side Thoughts : Continued

Monday, January 4th, 2010

Several weeks ago we went down the road of handlebar selection during the group build of the Surly Long Haul Trucker. I’m still venturing down this road slowly and have ordered in several various handlebars, with many more on the way. The biggest issue I’ve had is trying out handlebars that use road brake levers, […]

This Week in Commuting News

Saturday, November 7th, 2009

My goal in these weekly round ups are not only to highlight what was talked about here, on Commute By Bike, but across the newswire, blogosphere and maybe even in my shop.  As long as it is about commuting, it may find its way here. Elly Blue of BikePortland.org hits upon staying dry and warm […]

This Week in Commuting News

Sunday, November 1st, 2009

Sorry for the delay, yesterday was Halloween in the States and I was busy giving out candy! My goal in these weekly round ups are not only to highlight what was talked about here, on Commute By Bike, but across the newswire, blogosphere and maybe even in my shop.  As long as it is about […]

Interbike’s Role in Utility Cycling

Monday, October 26th, 2009

Interbike is the largest bicycle trade show in North America. Therefore, Interbike should be a cross section of the entire bicycle industry in North America. One could argue, that this has certainly been the case for many years, as Interbike has largely been a cross section of the high-end bicycle industry; high-end meaning race-worthy bikes, […]

Interbike Outdoor Demo Day 1

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

The Interbike Outdoor Demo is a couple days out in Bootleg Canyon in Boulder City Nevada suffering through riding as many new bikes as possible. The first bike that caught my eye was the Pashley Guvnor.. The original one was built up for the owner as a fun bike for him.. Last year they showed it at […]

Share: What was your best commute?

Thursday, February 21st, 2008

Seems like we’ve been moaning about the crappy conditions for commuters and constantly talking about all the new bling entering the commuter bike market. That’s all well and good and fun to discuss, but when it comes down to it… we love to ride and look forward to our daily two wheeled commute. So tell […]

Lance Armstrong: “We have to promote bike commuting”

Friday, February 15th, 2008

He really said that! Lance Armstrong will open “Mellow Johnny’s,” a bike shop west of downtown Austin, Texas this May. From Austin 360: Armstrong said he’d like to see Austin evolve into a place like Portland, Ore., where biking is part of the culture and people pedal to work, to restaurants and to run errands. […]