It’s been a busy summer of sales at the BikeShopHub.com and the JOYBAG® project stalled out of the gates a bit as our team got sidetracked from blogging with fulfilling all of those nagging orders that kept coming in. But like a caterpillar into its cocoon our collective JOYBAG® mind has been weaving away and [...]
Last winter, I broke my pinky at the start of the cold season. I was riding a road bike at night, without bike lights, down a trail with the brakes a bit out of tune. I bailed out while dealing with a deep rut in the trail. Surgery ensued, with little pins holding my mangled [...]
Ten years ago, I was at a juncture. Since graduating from college the previous year, I’d split my time between trying to make my way through the ranks of bicycle racing, and developing a cycling product that I thought might change the way people thought about cycling. I was really enjoying getting to focus a [...]
While Ted has been delving deep into the psychology of the folding bike and the various marketing positions and ploys surrounding them, I’ve been tooling around on a few of them. The first one I got my hands on was this nice-looking Bike Friday Tikit that I first brought on my trip to the 2011 [...]
I’ve been reviewing the Ortlieb Downtown Commuter Pannier for several months now after my prior foray with the Racktime Workit Pannier. With our parent company Bike Shop Hub launching their semi-annual Ortlieb, Tubus, Racktime Sale, it seemed like a good time to share a few words about one of Ortlieb’s premier commuter panniers. A little [...]
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