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Archive for December, 2009

The Perfect Commuter Bike : Fenders

Our group build is about half way through it’s original phases.  After many discussions about bicycle type, exact frame set, the type of shifting and finally the component type. We’ve determined the Long Haul Trucker with a stock build is the bike we are going with. We’ve moved on to accessorizing and the important question [...]

2009 Top Commuting Products : Bicycles

Going into the year of 2009 there was high hopes for the alternative solution to automobile use.  The 2008 Interbike was full of transportation bikes, electric bikes and all levels of accessories to get people to use their bike daily.  Once the gas prices settled back down most people also stopped using their bikes, and [...]

National Bike Summit 2010

March 9-11, 2010 Washington, D.C. Make sure to ask for the time off, or schedule your spring vacation around the 2010 National Bike Summit.  I’m doing my best to be there this year, please let me know if you will also be there so we can meet and greet!

Use Your Bicycle to Fight Theft

2009 Top Commuting Products : Lights

It seems weekly I’m modifying one bike or another, trying out the newest or greatest product.  Most of the time it is on my own dime, working in a bike shop I get to see all the cool things, and crave all the cool things too.  Here are some of my favorite things I’ve tried [...]

Commute By Bike for the Holidays

A quick note that Commute By Bike & Bike Shop Girl will be running on the lean side of the next two weeks. With the holiday a few days away we are helping Santa Claus get ready for the big day, and the week after we will be finishing inventory counts at the bike shop. [...]