The Racktime Workit is Racktime‘s answer to the office briefcase with a focus on function. The casual good look of the bag are ideal for a transition from the bike to the office. Easy to mount, easy to look at and easy to use. I was a fan immediately as I began my eight-week test [...]
Eric Estlund of Winter Bicycles was kind enough to give us a second take on our interview after we botched the recording on the first go around. This was certainly worthwhile as Eric’s insightful considerations of the bike commuting related topics covered were that much sharper the second time around. Bike commuting means very different [...]
You jump on your bike, go to the bar, go to the store, go to the grocery store, go to your friends house. But you know we’re working on trying to make it so that bike can be specific too. Park your mountain bike, get on your commuter bike and go do your life.
We had a great time talking to this all-star cast of bike builders, focusing on commuter bikes. And in the process, we learned a whole lot about what working with a custom builder offers to the customer.
The affordability equation shifts in the direction of a custom built bike given the likelihood that the experience of the builder will yield a bicycle that will more than likely be the perfect bike for you for many years to come.
Whether or not you can afford to work with a custom builder, the insight that they bring into the industry is invaluable.