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Archive for March, 2013

Jim’s Racktime Topit Praises

Another rave review from another amazing customer.  Aren’t we lucky: I want to thank you for the rack (a Racktime Topit Front Rack), and let you know that this finally ends my search for a front rack to fit my bike and the lights I use.  I asked for the dimensions, so that I would […]

How to start an argument: Say, ‘Roads Were Not Built For Cars’

How to win the argument: Read Roads Were Not Built For Cars Here’s a risk free Kickstarter project: Carlton Reid has raised and exceeded his £4,000 ($6073 US) goal for his forthcoming book. So, if you pledge now, it’s too late to say “I pledged before it was cool to pledge,” but you will be betting […]

BikeSpike: The Best Idea Yet for Recovering Stolen Bikes

A LoJack-style device for a bike. The best idea yet? I bet you agree, because I bet you thought of it yourself — just like I did. And just like me, you didn’t have the wherewithal to make it yourself. And like me, you Googled for it, and found some unsatisfying attempts to create such a […]

Mr. Rogers Rode a Bike

Fred Rogers of Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood would have turned 85 today. Somehow I think I appreciate him more as an adult than I ever did as a kid. As a child, I thought his show was really boring. If I ever watched it, it was by process of elimination. And when Trolley went to The […]

YardStash II – A Bike Crash Pad

When we started remodeling our house last year we moved some walls around, and we have had to resort to temporarily storing some household goods in BluesCat World Headquarters, resulting in reduced square footage available for bike parking. One day, I made the mistake of grumbling about having all the bikes jammed together now, and […]

Anne Marie’s Housecalls with Wandertec

We’re thrilled to start the week off by humbly showing off our own equipment – the Wandertec Bongo.  Working together with local metals craftsmen, Stuart Henderson, we launched the Bongo that has become the foundation of Wandertec’s new direction. Anne Marie modified the always versatile Bongo to suit her needs as a bike commuting massage […]