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Archive for June, 2007

Commuter Story: Back in the Saddle

Remember Mike from his crash awhile back? Here’s an update… I was a hardcore rain or shine 40 mile round trip bike commuter from November 1 2006 until April 4, 2007—-when I was hit by a truck. It took me just about a month to fully heal, what with the hematomas and such. My sweet […]

Interesting BOB Trailer Uses Part 1

One of my favorite things about BOB Trailers is the proclivity of their use as the base for the odd if not bizarre modification.

BOB Trailer with Solar PanelSolar Power: Use your BOB to support a large solar array and run electical appliances wherever you go. Or use it to power the electric hub on your bike.

‘No driving today’ As gas prices rise, more drivers ride the cycling trend

This article from InsideBayArea.com is a bit long but well worth the read. This first part of the article gives, what I think, is a great example of how most of us started out commuting by bike. Out of shape on an old, crappy bike and wondering what the hell we were thinking when we […]

Commuter Story: Two days, two close calls

On a good portion of my ride home there’s a large turn lane that runs the entire expanse of the road… even when there aren’t places to turn into. I stay in this lane whenever possible so I’m completely out of traffic and out of the way. Yesterday on my way home, I turned right […]

Put the Gas Savings Calculator on your website

We’ve had several requests to make the Gas Savings Calculator on our sidebar available for your websites. I did some tinkering with the code this morning and it’s ready to go. If you want the US version, drop this on your site: <script type="text/javascript" src="http://commutebybike.com/widget.php"></script> If you have any questions or problems, send an email […]

Business Building

Its been another record breaking sales month at the BikeTrailerShop.com. My only question now is when do the sales slow down. My guess is that they’ll remain strong through the summer and taper off in September. I’ve been learning the hard way about getting a bigger shop building put up quickly. I found a contractor […]