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Archive for January, 2009

Velo Orange Zeppelin Fenders : On Review

There’s an assortment of Velo Orange products on review and the first one are very cool Zeppelin 52mm fenders.  These aluminum fenders are full coverage with a beautiful matte finish.  I actually prefer this matte finish over the high polish of other metal fenders.  My worry of scuffs and dings are very low due to […]

Hey Ma, I won a Scholarship!

A few weeks ago I submitted my application to the League of American Bicyclist for a $1,000 scholarship to a first time attendee of the National Bike Summit.  The scholarship will be a reimbursement for travel, housing and sign up cost to get to and attend the summit. I had submitted the application under the […]

Bimodal Commuting

Referencing a commuting woe article from a month ago about how I simply could not figure a safe way to commute my new route to work.  Yes.  I’ve read all the comments.  I would say I have more nerve than most folks when it comes to riding on the side of busy roads and there […]

BrightBike : A Reflective Bike

Beacon Graphics and Eye Beam teamed up with some reflective 3M tape and came up with a pretty cool bike decal set called BrightBike.  With two different sets available, either Pre-cut or Uncut it will give the do-it-yourselfer a pretty unique and safe bike. 3M tape comes in various colors so you could match your […]

Portland Design Works and Their Commuter Gear

Editor’s Note: This is a press release concerning a new accessory line from some former Planet Bike employees. Former Planet Bike Employees launch Portland Design Works Portland, OR- January 19, 2009- Industry veterans Erik Olson and Dan Powell have launched Portland Design Works (PDW), a new brand of urban bicycle accessories with a focus on […]

Step-by-step – Extrawheel Voyager

Welcome to the step-by-step instructional blog for the Extrawheel Voyager. The Voyager is the second single wheeled trailer by Extrawheel, the classic version was a slightly heavier model that used large dry bags and cargo nets to hold your items to the trailer, both models use the same carrying configuration by holding the weight of […]