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Archive for March, 2011

Pedal Powered Skiing

When the weather is just right, Brian Mohr and Emily Johnson of Vermont use BOB trailers to combine cycling with skiing.

Schwinn’s Enlightened ‘Vestige’ Bike

The frame of the Schwinn Vestige is made with flax fiber–which I think is the same stuff my doctor wants me to sprinkle on my breakfast cereal for reasons I won’t go into right now.

Employee Profile: Megan Fitch

I’ve decided to start doing some quick profiles of the people around Bike Shop Hub. I thought I would start with our accountant, customer service, writer and all-arounder Megan Fitch. Megan is a good person to start with given all the recent adventures she’s been on with her daughter Neva. She just got back from […]

Bicycle Hymn of the Republicans

Since posting my parts 1 and 2 of my experiences visiting my elected representatives, a few people have asked, once again, why cycling is perceived as a partisan issue.

Leon Mccarron – The Cycling Reporter – Completes 14,000 Mile Adventure

Leon Mccarron completed his epic tour on March 5th in Honk Kong having ridden 14,000 miles from New York. Leon is a film maker who decided to set out on this bicycle tour with the goal of plenty of video and film along the way. The tagline of his voyage “1 rule – I can’t […]

NACTO & Cities for Cycling: Big Cities, Fancy Guide, Simple Idea

The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) has been around for fifteen years and is currently comprised of fifteen of America’s largest cities. DC, NYC, Chicago, Boston, Portland and San Francisco are member cities, to name a few.