Planet Bike: Better bike products for a better worldBanjo Brothers Affordable Cycling GearRideKick Electric Powered Bike TrailerBionX: Electrify Your BikeCommuter Bike Store Fuji TahoeBike Bag Shop -- Grocery, Shopping, Market PanniersElectric Bike ReportMiiR Bottles one4oneXtracycle Bike Cargo Kits, Parts and AccessoriesOrtlieb Bike Bags & PanniersCygoLite Bike Lights: Engineered to ShineChrome Bike Backpacks and Messenger Bags

Archive for June, 2012

10% off Ortlieb, Tubus, and Racktime. Honestly. Seriously.

This is our newsletter for the month. If you’d like to get this delivered to you inbox, subscribe here. Honestly? Ortlieb. When customers call us and want an honest, expert opinion about bike bags, what do we recommend the most often? From the bottom of our hearts? Ortlieb. For shopping, touring, commuting — carrying stuff […]

Rick’s NorCal Bike Tour

Here is some bike touring inspiration in photo journal form from one of our customers Rick who purchased a full setup of Ortlieb bags and Tubus Racks from us for his Northern California bike tour that he took this April.

Bikes: No Big Deal (Father’s Day 2012)

I don’t come from a family where cycling was a big deal. But I kind of do. Leading up to Father’s Day this year, I’ve been reminded of how fathers and bikes have factored into my psyche. I got it from both sides of my family. Unlike me — cycling nearly every day like I’m […]

In Search of Good PSAs about Bike Lanes and Sharrows

Just around the corner from Bike Shop Hub (a.k.a. Commute by Bike World Headquarters) is Mia’s Lounge, your basic bar. Except Mia’s has a little store, tucked into a corner, where you can buy bags of peanuts, chips, candy bars, sodas, cigarettes, carryout beer and distilled beverages. It’s the shortest distance between us and sugary […]

The Range Backpack from Incase: Made with Mac people in mind

John Coe has been an everyday, four-season bike commuter in a four-season town for almost 20 years. He blogs, when he blogs, mostly about bikes and skis and stuff at rockychrysler.blogspot.com. It’s a backpack. What else can you say? It stays on your back, doesn’t flop around. Puts all your needful things in one place […]

David’s Extrawheel Advert for Beach Ride Advertising

Our sales of the Extrawheel Advert have been picking up pace as it is discovered as an easy to use bike trailer for advertising. David sent in this photo of his setup for advertising on his ride to the beach in Southern California. “I ride frequently to the beach from my house so why not […]