Month: November 2005

Fezzari First Impression

Just yesterday I had a chance to test out the Fezzari Wiki Peak Comp out on the street and on the local trail. On the street the Wiki Peak is as smooth as a road bike. The front and back suspension makes the ride so much more comfortable than a hybrid or any other commuter…

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RPM Cyclery Grand Opening

This past weekend Moe and I packed up his truck and my little SUV full of the products that we’ve been reviewing. Then we drove out to Lake Elsinore where RPM Cyclery was having their Grand Opening. Check out the photos below. Moe, Scott Finch (shop owner) and RL The Commute By Bike Booth The…

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TopLine Uni-grip First Impression

One of our newest partners, TopLine Manufacturing sent us a Uni-grip Truck Bed Bike Rack to review. I tested this bed rack on my recently acquired Nissan Frontier Crew Cab. My truck came with Nissan’s Tie-down system that made the clamp impossible to install according to the instructions. I figured out a way to hook…

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Let Freedom Ring – Dingaling!

The two letters below represent a dichotomy that need not exist on our streets. There are ways to make the streets more accommodating for all vehicles, with or without bicycle lanes.    How ironic that idiots who have total freedom to say things like “Cyclists make good hood art”, have the freedom to drive unencumbered…

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Lizard Blizzard Gloves

Overview: Lizard Skins produces high performance accessories for all types of cycling. In this review, I’m testing the Lizard Blizzard Gloves for their effectiveness and usability in a daily bicycle commute. Disclaimer: As a product reviewer for Commute By Bike, I am providing my unbiased opinion of any products provided to us by any company. I do…

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RPM Cyclery Grand Opening!

Just a reminder, we’ll be at the grand opening from 11am-1pm giving free stuff away from our Partners. Heck! If you mention the phrase of the day, “I like Commute By Bike!” at our booth, I’ll give you a FREE Energy Bar from Bumble Bar! (supplies are limited) Come join us at RPM Cyclery on…

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Win a Schwinn Everyday!

Bicycling Magazine invites you to JOIN THE RIDE… Every day during the month of November Doug is giving away a fantastic Schwinn Voyager bicycle in conjunction with Bicycling Magazine, the world’s largest bike magazine and Schwinn, America’s favorite bike builder since 1895. Entering is easy: Just sign up as a member of Doug’s Club and…

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Strida Making Strides

For a while we were in talks with Strida to see if we could review their foldable bike. But as you haven’t seen, they decided to pass on us testing the bike. Other than that, check out what’s going on with them. Brit inventor transfers folding tech innovation to Taiwanese bike maker In order to…

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…our venomous SUVs

Idon’t customarily write obituaries, but when there’s been a death close to home, it’s appropriate that you and I pay our last respects. I hate to be the harbinger of such news, but the bicycle is dead. What a shame, valiant mechanical wonder – we hardly knew ye. Which is so sad on account of…

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