Month: June 2010

Getting Around by Bicycle

I’m going to especially enjoy writing this post, because the topic is my favorite kind of utility cycling. We have been writing a lot recently about general bicycle transportation, which is distinct from bicycle commuting, as commuting is inherently built around the idea of getting to and from work. General bicycle transportation includes running errands…

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Rickshaw Bagworks Commuter 2.0

Rickshaw Commuter 2.0 MSRP $150 The bag maker, Rickshaw Bagworks, based out of San Francisco, has reworked their commuter bag to release Commuter 2.0.  The Commuter 2.0 “is the ultimate computer bag to hold your whole life (and then some) while commuting on bike, foot, train or scooter. The bag has a plethora of pockets…

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Wandertec SAX-BOB Cargo Liner Special!

Now until June 29th the Bike Trailer Shop is offering a free Wandertec SAX Liner with the purchase of any BOB trailer. The SAX BOB liner is the perfect accessory for any BOB trailer. By them selves BOB trailers are some of the best single wheeled bicycle trailers on the market but, their steel mesh…

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2011 Gary Fisher Bikes

We are waiting to hear back from our Trek and Gary Fisher contacts for complete details. For now it looks like Trek has introduced the Gary Fisher collection. For the most part it looks like new coloring, parts and only a handful of new models for 2011. The biggest thing will be the Trek name…

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2010 Kona Band Wagon Review

Originally posted over at, this is reposted with his head nod and smile. This is a great looking bike and a perfect commuter. Review of the 2010 Kona Band Wagon Fixed Gear Kona jumped on the urban fixed gear bandwagon back in 2007 with the Paddy Wagon, an unpretentious and servicable steel framed fixed…

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Shoes! And pedals.

I love cycling shoes. I feel that I need to be completely forthcoming- I delight in fancy road shoes and Lorica Microfabrics and heel security systems. I admit that I enjoy the aesthetics of cycling shoes, and I also believe that the utility of employing a clipless system for regular bike commuting is substantial. However,…

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Burley Travoy : Daily Use Video

A great showing of how we are using our Burley Travoy from house to bike and back.. We are finalizing our full review of the Burley Travoy and you’ll see that here, on Commute By Bike, in the next week. On Twitter : @BurleyTrailers or follow us : @BikeShopGirlcom

Backwards Casey's Gold Sprint Triumph

Good times were to be had at the close of Flagstaff’s bike-to-work week. The Green Room hosted the event that included gold sprints and a bicycle fashion show in which I had the chance to ride the events mc onto the stage on the back of my Xtracycle Radish (while pulling a Wandertec BONGO bike…

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