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Nashbar Slicks on Sale

Tuesday, June 21st, 2005

Nashbar has a sale on their ATB tire. It’s perfect for commuting or riding around the neighborhood. SLICK SALE

Volvo Life Paint is the equivalent of Colt Camo Paint

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

The NRA convention just concluded a few days ago, and let me say that I had a great time — not being there. But I’ve been thinking about the NRA for the last week because of the ongoing fuss over Volvo “Life Paint” — the amazing new reflective paint that Volvo thinks will bolster their […]

New Crowdsourced Bike Safety Map: BikeMaps.org

Friday, October 24th, 2014

Anything that combines two of my favorite things – geography and bicycling – is something I can’t help but share with you all! Hooray for bike maps! Earlier this month, at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, geography professor Dr. Trisalyn Nelson launched a new bike mapping website called BikeMaps.org. The website is a […]

Thule Pack ‘n Pedal Commuter Panniers – A Review

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

A big drawback to using a pannier that doubles as a messenger bag is that, at some point, without thinking about it, youre going to throw it over your shoulder and smear road-dirt and dried mud all over the back your clean work shirt. But thats about the only drawback to Thules Pack-n-Pedal system commuter […]

The Cadillac Backup Plan

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

When I returned to bicycle commuting in 2008, my backup plan for handling problems out on the road was pretty simple: I carried a spare tube, a set of tire tools, a multi-tool and a cheap frame pump. If I encountered anything I couldn’t handle with that basic kit, I carried my cell phone to […]

‘The Art of Carrying Things by Bike’ – Linked up Version

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013

And I thought Streetfilms had a monopoly of making slick videos about urban cycling. ‘The Art of Carrying Things by Bike‘ by Laura J. Lukitsch, is a “a nice montage of some San Francisco‚Äôs iconic bike routes and destinations, including the Wiggle, Ferry Building and Market Street.” I watched this video like a birdwatcher frantically […]