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Archive for June, 2010

Bespoke : The Handbuilt Bicycle Show

New York’s Museum of Art and Design presents twenty-one hand-built bicycles by six internationally renowned bicycle builders, May 13 – August 15, 2010. Bespoke: The Handbuilt Bicycle This exhibition features the designs of six internationally renowned bicycle builders who have authored some of the most revolutionary developments in their craft. Through their manipulation of steel, [...]

Velo Orange Brass Temple Bell Review

We are big fans of bells here at Commute By Bike.  Every good commuter bike, or bicycle that is ridden near people and dogs, should have some sort of bell attached to it.  After many years of trying various bells, some expensive and some inexpensive, I think Velo Orange has crafted my favorite for the [...]

Outlier Summer Shorts : Worth $128?

Outlier is a company I have always been jealous of, their website, their clothing and their price tag.  As much as I would like to, I could never justify $128 for a pair of shorts (knickers are another conversation..  Their new Summer Short has been blasted all over the internet, blogs, and news feeds.  Yes, [...]

Fender Installation

Originally I was going to go through fender installation, for you my fine readers.  While searching the internet I ran across several great resources to install different types of fenders. Planet Bike’s Freddy Fender Install Honjo Aluminum Fenders, drill required. Velo Orange explains how to install their own, and Honjo fenders.

Fender Photos

Last week I asked on Twitter for you fine folks to show me pictures of your fenders.  Here is a sampling of what I received : Have photos of your bikes you would like to share.  Let us know on Twitter (@BikeShopGirlcom) or in the comments below..

Who Wins? Bike VS Car VS Transit Race

Last week in Philadelphia as part of May’s National Bike Month there was a race of sorts. Which type of transportation can get through 4 miles of city congestion, the fastest? Riding a Breezer Finesse commuter bike , Patrick Cunnane, president of Advanced Sports, Inc., won the annual Bike versus Car versus Transit race held [...]