Month: June 2010

Summer Time BOB Trailer-Wandertec SAX Special

It’s that time of year again when it’s time to tune up the bike and get out for some great cycling adventures. Perhaps it is time that you finally get yourself a bike cargo trailer to really expand your horizons. Maybe it’s a Extrawheel Voyager that will hold your gear as you meander down the…

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Learning to Ride: Balance Bikes

By perseverance the snail reached the ark.Charles Spurgeon Most of us Utility-Cyclists remember learning to ride. And to this day, most of us who ride with a purpose, whatever it may be, can still recall that initial sense of freedom and the trill that our first rides evoked. In fact, it just might be that…

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Bespoke : The Handbuilt Bicycle Show

New York’s Museum of Art and Design presents twenty-one hand-built bicycles by six internationally renowned bicycle builders, May 13 – August 15, 2010. Bespoke: The Handbuilt Bicycle This exhibition features the designs of six internationally renowned bicycle builders who have authored some of the most revolutionary developments in their craft. Through their manipulation of steel,…

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Velo Orange Brass Temple Bell Review

We are big fans of bells here at Commute By Bike.  Every good commuter bike, or bicycle that is ridden near people and dogs, should have some sort of bell attached to it.  After many years of trying various bells, some expensive and some inexpensive, I think Velo Orange has crafted my favorite for the…

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A Brewery a Bro and a BONGO

We our proud to announce the U.S. cinematic debut of the Wandertec Bongo, there was a previous European cinematic debut at Deavid Hembrow’s blog. Marty Benson and friends decided to make a pedal powered pilgrimage to Stone Brewery in Southern California. They decided to document their journey with a indie style film. Marty said that…

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Bike Bag Shop Vaude Sale!

For all you lovers of German engineering and design, now through June 27 Bike Bag shop has all Vaude panniers, back packs and cycling bags 10% off. Vaude is known in the cycling and out door world for quality construction and intuitiveness design. A family owned German company Vaude has established themselves as one of…

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Outlier Summer Shorts : Worth $128?

Outlier is a company I have always been jealous of, their website, their clothing and their price tag. As much as I would like to, I could never justify $128 for a pair of shorts (knickers are another conversation.. Their new Summer Short has been blasted all over the internet, blogs, and news feeds. Yes,…

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