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Archive for September, 2005

Allen Racks 144A

Our new friends at Allen Racks have send us the new 144A Rack to review. It’s a pretty heavy duty trunk mount rack that can hold up to 4 bikes or 140lbs! Here are the specs: ” Fits Sedans, Hatchbacks, Minivans & SUV’s. ” Single configuration design eliminates headaches during set up and installation. ” […]

As gas prices rise, so does interest in biking to work

Tune out the jokes about spandex and get in the right gear and, Chris Hoogeveen says, riding a bike to work is as easy as, well, riding a bike. And it’s been easy on his gas consumption, too. Hoogeveen is one commuter who is battling gas prices by pedaling to work instead of picking up […]

Bend’s growth prompts rethinking commuting

In a steadily growing city with a shortage of downtown parking and an ever-increasing number of cars on the road, alternative forms of transportation may seem like a good idea. At least Jeff Monson seems to think so. The executive director of the Bend agency Commute Options works with area businesses to encourage workers to […]

Biking to work picks up speed

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays Kevin Hainchek from the swift completion of his morning bike commute — as long as the snow is light and the rain hasn’t actually started. “I’ve ridden with 15-below wind chill. I’ll ride in single digits,” he said. “I’ll ride if it snows lightly. […]

Is your work too far to ride a bike?

Well here’s the answer to your dilema. Wilderness Energy! This little kit gets you up to 20 miles on a single charge and has a full speed capacity of 20mph. You can find more information at Wilderness Energy.

Gennuine Innovations-Co2 Inflation Kits

We’ve partnered up with Genuine Innovations, the leader in CO2 Inflation. They sent us the “Deluxe Tire Repair & Inflation Wallet.” (Thanks Kelly!) Here’s the Specs on the Kit: Ultraflate Plus inflator comes with three 16g non threaded Genuine Innovations CO2 refill cartridges, Small Patch Kit, and two tire levers -€ plus a 3.5″ x […]