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Archive for May, 2006

Ergon Grips First Impression

I installed the Ergon Grips for gripshifts on the Xootr Swift, I figured that the bar ends will help me climb better since the bike’s wheelbase is rather compact. I rode my 20 mile commute and I was very impressed by these grips. I do own a pair of Specialized Ergo Grips, but they are […]

Sexism on the Road?

So do you think your gender may influence your safety on the road? After a month now of commuting to work by bike I have noticed that I get a different reaction from drivers depending on their gender. Females tend to be more impatient than the males. I am curious to know if it would […]

Found A Recruit

From left to right: John, Eri, Randy Do you ever feel like a recruiter when it comes to cycling? I always try to get someone to go out for a ride with me. The other day my buddy Eri and I took our new neighbor John out for a ride to City Island. He started […]

Reflectors-Yes or No?

Personally I remove all of the reflectors on any of my bikes and use lights and blinkies at night. But someone once told me that its illegal for you to not have reflectors on your bike when riding at night. With that in mind I decided to see what THE MAN had to say about […]

Memorial Day

Don’t forget to honor the men and women who died in military service for our great country.

Bicycle Hooks

Bicycle hooks are a very economical way to store your bikes or spare wheels. You could pick them up at your local bike shop 2 for a buck. You just screw them on ceiling beams and hang your bikes. Have you ever heard of these hooks damaging bikes from hanging too long?