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Giant Saddle Bag Shootout!

1 Comment Topics: Bike Touring Written by Brian Mueller
Giant Saddle Bag Shootout!

If you have done any bike packing, chances are you have a seat bag. Josh goes over the various brands and sizes we carry in this comprehensive large seat bag shootout! Hey, I am Josh with Bike Shop Hub. Today I am doing a giant bike saddle bag shootout. I will be showing off all the the giant saddle bags we carry at Bike Shop Hub and give you an overview and how the compare to one another. I am going to start with the Revelate bags this is the Viscacha which is Revelates larger pack, its pretty big. The volume is up to 14 liters. Next we have the Pika, which is paked quite a bit smaller, but it will accommodate ...

 

The Accidental Utility Cyclist

4 Comments Topics: Utility Cycling Written by Wesley Cheney
esley Cheney rides in a kilt to another day of work as a Utility Cyclist at Carry Norfolk. (Photo Credit: Liz Schleeper)

Once upon a time, we were all utility cyclists, and all of our rides could be adventures. Riding our bikes was how we got to school or the library, how we explored new neighborhoods and found independence. Riding half a block or half a mile was nothing. But somewhere between junior high and college bikes became uncool. We stopped riding our bikes and started getting rides from friends and parents in their cars and vans. Biking became a sport around the same time we got a car of our own. It wasn't something that we needed to do, but rather something that we chose to do. Biking was a tribe that we belonged to. We kitted up and bought into a ...

 

Splish Splash, I was reviewing a bag! The Ortlieb Velocity Bag Review.

1 Comment Topics: Commute By Bike Written by Matt Duffin
Splish Splash, I was reviewing a bag! The Ortlieb Velocity Bag Review.

The Velocity Messenger Bag by Ortlieb is a must have for any commuter. While Brian was busy throwing buckets of water at me, I forgot to mention how comfortable this bag is, so I decided to wear it when I took my kids to Disneyland and I wore it all day without having to trade it off to my wife. If you buy this bag, you will love it. It's my first choice when it comes to cycling backpacks. Hi, I'm Matt with BikeShopHub.com and this is the Ortlieb Velocity Messenger Bag review. The Velocity Messenger bag is a fantastic messenger bag. It's a 100% waterproof bag and that allows your stuff to not get wet and stay super dry inside ...

 

Say Hello to our New Bloggers

1 Comment Topics: Shop Updates Written by Josh Lipton
Say Hello to our New Bloggers

We had a great response to our recent blogger outreach. Thank you to everyone who applied! We've put together our team and have been prepping everyone to launch their first post and get on their monthly posting rhythm. We'll be publishing posts every Monday starting in the coming weeks. Without further ado I am pleased to introduce our new team of bloggers. Hey Arleigh! To kick things off and also at the top of the rotation, is Arleigh! Yes, the same Arleigh that used to run the Commute By Bike section of this blog. Since handing over the reigns of CbB, Arleigh has not slowed down in her involvement in the bike world. In fact she ramped things up with her blog BikeShopGirl.com. A ...

 

Don’t Get Caught Slippin: The Shimano Commuting Shoe Review.

1 Comment Topics: Commute By Bike Written by Matt Duffin
Don’t Get Caught Slippin: The Shimano Commuting Shoe Review.

Shimano is saving us from the slippin and a slidin of road shoes. I think at some point we've all had to get off the bike and found ourselves skating a little bit on the floor surface, I know I've had a few... The main point is that these bicycling shoes can be worn anytime without having to bring two pairs of shoes. The Shimano Commuting shoes will help you free yourself from the cycling world and join the Bicycle world. Video Transcription: Hi, I'm Matt with BikeShopHub.com and i here today to talk about the Shimano commuting shoes. Shimano has been around cycling for many years and also in fishing but we don't have time to talk about that and I ...

 

A Thule Chariot Cougar2 For My Growing Family

1 Comment Topics: Family Cycling Written by Josh Lipton
A Thule Chariot Cougar2 For My Growing Family

My son Jackson, just turned one and it was time to figure bike transportation for him and our 4 year old daughter by bicycle. We first thought about setting up my Xtracycle Edgerunner with a 2nd Yepp Child seat. But then we thought #1 I want to sell that bike and try out something different and #2 we wanted a solution that Melanie could use on her bike as well. We decided that a two-child bike trailer would fit the bill and chose a Thule Chariot Cougar 2.