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Archive for February, 2007

The Emergence of Long Haul Bikes

Surly Big DummyThe evolution of methods for carrying cargo on bicycles has been quite active in recent years. With a greater interest and need for carrying stuff on our bikes for touring, commuting or errands, there has been a revolution in new products that help accomplish this.

How do I get my employer on board with bike commuting?

I received this question from a reader of Commute by Bike: I’m interested in approaching my employer (a very large, independently owned local business) about starting a bike commuting incentive program. I’ve noticed the number of riders goes up and down, but is generally increasing. I’m wondering what sort of ideas I should bring to […]

Bike to work, get a free bicycle

Update (12/28/2011): Folks, don’t contact Commute by Bike asking for a free bike. We don’t have free bikes. We wish we did, but we don’t. David Hon, president of Dahon Bicycles, is looking for ways to reduce the carbon footprint of his company. “We’ve been studying all of our business operations to see how we […]

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The New

Projects started & finished this week: Launched my new Blog, Worked on our PayPal account: lower rates, earning a return, PayPal Shops listing. Put Xtracycle Stuff on Sale Listed new Ortlieb Panniers & the Pet Trailer, the Burley Tail Wagon It was a busy week of fine tuning for the rapidly approaching spring. […]

BOB Trailer: Kickstands & Lights

For outfitting your BOB Trailer there is an interesting range of products available. Some of these are products designed specifically as BOB Trailer accessories, while others are simply pre-existing products that have been discovered as compatible with the BOB. Another area of interest to consider are the BOB Trailer Do-It-Yourself projects, one of the favorite topics of discussion at the BOB Trailer Forum.