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Cyclist Cyber Monday is Here

No Comments Topics: Shop Updates Written by Ted Johnson

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For the cyclist -- and the future cyclists in your life, we have a whole mess of Cyber Monday specials.

Want something in a smallish box that you can fit under a tree?

How about this:

Garmin Edge 800 Performance Bundle Cycling Computer with GPS

The Garmin Edge 800 plus an ANT+ heart rate monitor and speed/cadence sensor. For touring, commuting, and competition.$648.99 $499.00

Note: Not suitable for aviation navigation -- flying reindeer, sleds, and that sort of thing.

Give The Edge >>

SALE ENDS TODAY20% Off ChromeHipster ...

 

‘Why is that bicyclist in my lane?’ (Friday Roundup)

1 Comment Topics: Commute By Bike Written by Ted Johnson
‘Why is that bicyclist in my lane?’ (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:  

 

Combining Transit & Cycling in Vancouver

No Comments Topics: Utility Cycling Written by Melanie Colavito

Combining transit with cycling is an effective way to encourage more people to ride bikes and generally encourage people to leave the car at home more often. With a combination of options, it's easier to feel comfortable leaving home without the car. If you want to arrive at work clean and dry, you can take your bike on transit on the way to work, and then ride home at the end of the day when you aren't worried about sweating, etc. as one user of Vancouver's Translink system notes. Streetfilms recently documented the ways in which Vancouver is encouraging and mixing walking/ cycling with transit networks by combining and linking different types of routes and infrastructure. Indeed, Vancouver has been ...

 

Franken-Fixie: A Hipster Bike with a Clean Republic E-Bike Kit

11 Comments Topics: Commute By Bike Written by Pete Prebus
Franken-Fixie: A Hipster Bike with a Clean Republic E-Bike Kit

This is a guest post from Pete Prebus. Pete runs Electric Bike Report and is enthusiastic about spreading the word about electric bikes because they have great potential to get more people on bikes and out of their cars. Yes, I know, an electric motor on a fixie bike is a little sacrilegious, but it might have its place as a simple and economical e-commuter bike. Hipsters are cringing, but hear me out. Recently I rode and reviewed the Critical Cycles fixie bike and it proved to be a simple and sturdy urban commuter that comes with an amazingly low price tag of $219. Then I thought, What if we electrified this simple commuter with an electric bike kit that was equally simple and ...

 

Randall’s Extrawheel Ad-Bird

1 Comment Topics: Utility Cycling Written by Ted Johnson
Randall’s Extrawheel Ad-Bird

"List Free, Shop Smart, Save Gas!" This is the motto of Randall's bicycle-powered advertising business. He used an Extrawheel Voyager to prop his "Ad-Bird" and he can still haul cargo in his 6 Ortlieb panniers as he advertises. Way to multi-task. Also check out Extrawheel's other trailer, the Advert -- an alternate design for promoting your own business or cause by bike.  

 

I swear to inspire one more woman to ride a bike (Friday Roundup)

No Comments Topics: Commute By Bike Written by Ted Johnson
I swear to inspire one more woman to ride a bike (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: