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Archive for January, 2010

Alan’s Grocery Getter

Here at the Bike Trailer Blog we like to encourage our readers and customers, like Alan here, to send us emails and pictures about their own bike trailer stories. Whether they are custom bike trailer projects, how they use their gear that they have purchased from us or just fun stories about trips, cool ideas […]

Secure Parking for Bikes in Pittsburgh

When I think of the city Pittsburgh, I think of steel, the Steelers and Dirt Rag Magazine..  Slowly, with BikePGH‘s help, many are looking at Pittsburgh as a bike commuting city. Pittsburgh will soon offer a secure parking situation for commuters who cycle rather than drive into town. The Bicycle Commuter Center has been built […]

Repair Tips : Long Term Maintenance

RJ, from the blog An Adventure Called Bicycling, rides bikes in every fashion: touring, commuting, road racing, mountain biking, folding, hauling and more. Currently, she is working at Gregg’s Cycles, consistently rated the top bike shop in Washington state. You might know how to clean and lube your chain, but do you know when to […]

One World Two Wheels : Basics of Commuting By Bike Video

A great video provided by TrekBikes.com and their advocacy program, One World Two Wheels.

A New twist on an Old Idea, Home Made Bike Cargo Trailer

We received a email from Sean in regards to a custom trailer that he was designing and building. Sean has taken some products that one could find around the house or office and turned them into a home made custom bike trailer. Including his own crafty hitch design.

How Hard Core Are You?

With the temperatures around 20 degrees colder than the norm in North Carolina my motivation is lacking for the daily commute to and from the bike shop.  In my mind I keep repeating, “Practice what you preach” and that is the one thing getting me on to a bike most days.  I’m sure I could […]