Month: April 2009

GT belt drive cruiser

I’m at the Sea Otter Festival in Monterey California this week, where I saw the GT Aerostream cruiser bike. As you can see in this photo, this bike has a 3 speed hub, fenders, chainguard, and 700 x 47 “city” tires. The women’s step through model comes with the front basket; the men’s model has…

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Trek District Debut

Finally after being pushed back about 8 months the belt drive bike from Trek, the District, is being shipped.  One arrived at our shop in Charlotte, NC this morning and we will be building it up this morning.  Keep a look out at TheCyclistSite.com for the complete build and photos today!

Riding with the Arkel Tail Rider

I’ve ridden with several front panniers and rear panniers, and with a variety of bike trailers, but I haven’t seen a bag quite like the Arkel Tail Rider. This sleek-looking trunk bag has many handy features which are applicable for long day-rides, or commuting around town. My favorite feature on the tail rider is the…

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"Idaho" rolling stops: yay or nay?

Idaho cyclists have been able to treat stop signs as yield signs since 1982. Cyclists may roll through stop signs if the way is clear for them. The Oregon legislature is considering a similar law for their state. Portland, OR resident Spencer Boomhower created this video to illustrate how this proposed law would work in…

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Burley Trailers On Sale! 10-15% OFF

BikeTrailerShop.com has just started the Big, Boisterous Burley Trailer Sale. Save 10% to 15% now through April 26th. Checkout the full selection of Burley Trailers and get yourself riding into Spring with Burley Child Trailers, Burley Trailer Cycles, Burley Pet Trailers, and Burley Cargo Trailers!

Big, Boisterous BURLEY Trailer Sale

We’ve just launched our Burley Trailer Sale at the BikeTrailerShop.com. All Burley Trailers are 10% to 15% now through April 26th. Burley offers an incredible range of trailers. The Burley Flatbed ($269) and Burley Nomad ($315)are great cargo trailers for around town or touring. The Burley Tail Wagon ($319) is a great trailer for bringing…

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Tip: Check the forecast

This morning I recorded another episode of The Spokesmen cycling podcast with David Bernstein, Tim Jackson, Carlton Reid and Rich Kelly. We always end the podcat with a tip. My tip: Check the weather forecast. If you spend time outdoors this seems like an obvious tip, but a weather front can come in during the…

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Step-by-Step – Weber Monoporter

Welcome to the Step-by-Step Assembly Guide to the Weber Monoporter bike trailer. We’ve just begun offering the Weber Monoporter here in the US. As we were figuring out some details about this trailer for the listing at the Bike Trailer Shop, we decided it was a good opportunity to break down the details of its…

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