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My bike commute is better than yours

In my last post, I alluded to the fact that I’m no longer working and bike commuting in Tucson — although I still have plenty more to say about that. But now I’m back in Flagstaff, Arizona with a new job, and a new bike commute. This new commute is only about 2.6 miles if I […]

Xtracycle Local Dealers and Bike Shop Hub

Commute by Bike has had a long fascination with Xtracycle cargo bikes – those longtail wonders that make an ordinary bike into a “sports utility bike.” Way back in 2009, Arleigh (a.k.a. Bike Shop Girl) documented her build up of this utilitarian beauty:   The FreeRadical Cargo Bike Kit contains the parts you need to stretch […]

Small Business Saturday

November 26, 2011 is Small Business Saturday, a counterpart to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, which tend to benefit major big box retail and e-commerce stores. Small Business Saturday encourages holiday shoppers to buy from businesses that are small and local. I believe in shopping local, and supporting small businesses. But not all brick-and-mortar business […]

No Bikes Allowed — and Thank Goodness

For the next several days, I’ll be away from the Internet, and in a place where bikes are not allowed. I’ll be backpacking in the Grand Canyon, on foot, from the North Rim to the South Rim. Bikes are allowed at the Grand Canyon, but only up on the rim and on roads. Below the […]

Tiny Bikeshop Concert: Brianna Lane, Live from Calhoun Cycle

This is the kick-off for the Tiny Bikeshop Concert series from Banjo Brothers. I’ve never heard of Brianna Lane before, so here’s a quote I found on her Website from CoffeeHouseTour.com: Her music is about self-expression, love and heartache presented with rich vocals. I love how Brianna paints a picture with every word in every […]

Tiny Bikeshop Concerts

Banjo Brothers is launching a Tiny Bikeshop Concert Series. This will be a series of concerts held in bike shops.