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Archive for January, 2011

Oregon’s Greenlick Bill: No Kids Under Six on Bikes or Trailers (Roundup)

In Portland, the most bicycle friendly city in the country a bill was introduced that would prohibit Oregon cyclists from carrying children under the age of six on a bicycle or in a bicycle trailer.

This is a Confession, not a Bike Review

This morning, as I was getting ready to head in to work, I remembered that I still had this borrowed e-bike. At that moment, I felt a little bit of dread melt away.

The Rise of the Commuter & E-Bike Specialist Shop (Part 3)

Cycle 9 in Carrboro North Carolina carries both traditional commuter bike and e-bikes. Cycle 9 also specializes in cargo bikes and electric assisted cargo bikes.

Schwalbe Marathon Winter Studded Tires (700×40)

Schwalbe Marathon Winter studded tires are for-keeps. They ride on snow and ice as-advertised: capably, confidently, with nary a slip to be found. Better yet, they ride super-well on the pave’, too, without many of the troubling handling traits and noise complaints common with other studded tires.

How To Dress For Cold Weather (2011 Update)

An update from the most popular post from 2006: Nick James’ “How To Dress For Cold Weather (2011 Update)”

Utility Cycling: Scoop Me Once, Shame on You… (Roundup)

And sometimes, when I’m not looking, they will scoop me with a great article of interest to bike commuters. Last week they did that three times.