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Archive for October, 2011

Surly Troll Tractoring the Big Time Fun Trailer

The theme for this weeks posts seems to be followups on previously submitted bike trailer posts. Last week I posted quite a few images of Steve’s innovative jumbo trailer. He sent in a few more images showing the rig he set up to haul his wagon around with. Appropriately enough, he’s got a new Surly […]

Fabian’s Bike Trailer Train Keeps Growing + Video!

A few days ago I posted about Fabian’s fantastic trailer train. Now it has grown into a fabulous dragon beast. I think Fabian is on his way to setting some sort of world record here.

‘If you cut us off, do we not seethe?’

The Montague Folding Bikes blog has an interesting “Plea for Tolerance” based on Shylock’s monologue from The Merchant of Venice. The original monologue is delivered by Shylock, a Jew who has suffered malice and discrimination from his Christian enemy, Antonio. Shylock reasons that he is no different from a Christian, and asks why he should […]

Buy-Cycle Back to Prosperity

Filmmaker and anti-helmet Fashionista extraordinaire, Mikael Colville-Andersen, dug up this Depression-era cartoon, encouraging people to buy, buy, buy, as a way of stimulating the American economy with more “circulating dollars.” That cartoon is truer now than it was when it was originally published. The irony is that just before the Great Depression, only about half […]

Reality Sucks – Buy an Electric Bike

We’ve been enjoying all of the uproar over GM’s recent Reality Sucks ad campaign, directing college loosers to become winners by further signing their lives away to paying off a car loan. Many cycling bloggers and even Giant bicycles have glommed onto this softball that GM lobbed over the plate and GM’s own Facebook Page […]

Fabian’s Bike Trailer Train

Fabian previously sent in some photos of his eye-catching, baby blue bike trailer. Now he’s added on two more trailers just in case you weren’t watching him go down the road already. For a long time I’ve wanted to tow a multi-combination trailer set with some serious road presence. As things currently stand, front to […]