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Bicycle Industry News

Hey Ma, I won a Scholarship!

A few weeks ago I submitted my application to the League of American Bicyclist for a $1,000 scholarship to a first time attendee of the National Bike Summit.  The scholarship will be a reimbursement for travel, housing and sign up cost to get to and attend the summit. I had submitted the application under the […]

Urban Legends fashion show video

The folks of Momentum Magazine posted the Interbike Urban Legends Art & Fashion show video with help from Masi Bikes. You also see details about the bikes, accessories and clothing at Momentum Planet. Videography by David Niddrie and Gwendal Castellan. Photography by Wendell Challenger, Richard Masoner (aka Yours Truly), Carlton Reid, Joe Sales. Edit by […]

Bobike child carrier

Seen at Interibike at the Koolstop booth. This is one of Bobike’s child carriers. Koolstop distributes them in the United States, so any bike shop that carries Koolstop products should be able to order this for you. Photo by me.

Xtracycle open source specs now online

As promised, Xtracycle put their longtail bike frame specifications online as part of their project to open source their longtail frame design. They’ve created a Longtail Standard and logoing to allow vendors to design their products to fit in the Xtracycle Free Radical ecosystem. The Longtail Logo can be used on bikes, accessories or packaging. […]

Lake winter boots

Although Lake markets their clipless winter compatible cycling boots for competition mountain bike and cyclocross use, the venerable Lake MXZ/CXZ has been a favorite among year round commuters for about the past ten years, mostly because they’ve usually been the only cycling shoes available that’s appropriate for winter use. Lakes are very pricey, with the […]

Fixie Inc bikes to be sold in USA

The German Fixie Inc bike builder got some attention when they won the Best Design award at Eurobike three weeks ago for their belt drive show bike. Paul Ferguson of Bionicon USA tells me they will be the exclusive distributor of these boutique fixed gear bikes in the United States. Bionicon reports quite a bit […]