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Archive for August, 2011

Find Family Bike Fun at the BikeKidShop.com

EDITORS Note: Megan wrote this post about a year and a half ago when we were launching BikeKidShop.com. It got missed and buried in our drafts, so I figured why not resurrect it. Enjoy… The bike community has expanded greatly in the states over the last 20 years with heightened awareness of environmental issues. Wandertec […]

Hair: ‘Tyranny over the mind of man’

I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man. –Thomas Jefferson When someone starts an article with a Jefferson quote, you already know it’s going to be a rant, right? Clearly, Jefferson was talking about hair. The mind is in the brain; the brain […]

Californians: A Call to Action

Californians, it is time to act. The California Bicycle Coalition and the City of Los Angeles have cosponsored a 3-foot passing bill, Senate Bill 910. Many other states have already passed similar legislation that requires automobile operators to allow a minimum of three feet when passing a cyclist from behind, and California is working to […]

Flagstaff Summer Bike Commuters

A couple of snapshots of cyclists breezing by in the Flagstaff summer air. Don’t let the summer pass you by without making sure to get in some good riding yourself…

Bike Shop Hub Trailer Lineup

I recently did a little tuning up of the Bike Shop Hub trailer fleet. These are the trailers that we keep around for shop use and when customers want to borrow one for a couple days to really get a sense for how the different styles of trailer feel on the bike. The lineup includes […]

Self-Inflating Commuter Tire

You’re a bike commuter. You’re in good shape. Your risk of coronary artery disease is pretty low, so you’re not likely to be needing a peristaltic pump–one of those pumps in an open-heart bypass machine. But would you be interested in a peristaltic pump if it was at the heart of a self-inflating commuter tire? […]