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Archive for April, 2009

GT belt drive cruiser

I’m at the Sea Otter Festival in Monterey California this week, where I saw the GT Aerostream cruiser bike. As you can see in this photo, this bike has a 3 speed hub, fenders, chainguard, and 700 x 47 “city” tires. The women’s step through model comes with the front basket; the men’s model has [...]

Trek District Debut

Finally after being pushed back about 8 months the belt drive bike from Trek, the District, is being shipped.  One arrived at our shop in Charlotte, NC this morning and we will be building it up this morning.  Keep a look out at TheCyclistSite.com for the complete build and photos today!

“Idaho” rolling stops: yay or nay?

Idaho cyclists have been able to treat stop signs as yield signs since 1982. Cyclists may roll through stop signs if the way is clear for them. The Oregon legislature is considering a similar law for their state. Portland, OR resident Spencer Boomhower created this video to illustrate how this proposed law would work in [...]

Tip: Check the forecast

This morning I recorded another episode of The Spokesmen cycling podcast with David Bernstein, Tim Jackson, Carlton Reid and Rich Kelly. We always end the podcat with a tip. My tip: Check the weather forecast. If you spend time outdoors this seems like an obvious tip, but a weather front can come in during the [...]