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Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide for Bike Commuters – 2012

You’re a bike commuter, or you know someone who is — maybe you know many many people who are. (If you don’t personally know any bike commuters I’ll be happy to introduce you to some.) We’re not so difficult to shop for, but I’ve made it even easier for you. And when your gift recipient […]

Jumbo Slice on a Micro Bike: CarryMe by Pacific Cycles

Rod started cycling in college and found a job at a local bike shop assembling and repairing bikes. He and his wife went to work in the test labs and offices of Cannondale before heading off to try to ride their bikes around the world. After 18 months on the road, they ran out of […]

Commute By Bike’s Holiday Gift Guide 2010

Are bike commuters generous as a group? Do we take a piece of what we love and try to bestow it on others to enable their bike commute. As a bike commuting advocate, is it better to give or receive? The answer is Yes. We recommended giving simple usable bike commuting gifts that inspire your […]

2009 Top Commuting Products : Lights

It seems weekly I’m modifying one bike or another, trying out the newest or greatest product.  Most of the time it is on my own dime, working in a bike shop I get to see all the cool things, and crave all the cool things too.  Here are some of my favorite things I’ve tried […]

Merchandise on CommuteByBike

I’m tentatively going to expand into merchandise and small product sales on Commute By Bike and Bike Shop Girl.  But I would like your feedback.  What type of things would you purchase through us vs Amazon.  Would it be enough to know you are supporting a great resource to purchase that light or bag through […]

Black Friday Deals : Madsen Cycles

While the Thanksgiving holiday is looming, I wanted to share with you any/all Black Friday deals I find on commuting gear. Here is numero uno, from Madsen Cycles. The pretty cool utility bike, with the “bucket” for hauling children, Christmas trees and all your in between. From Madsen Cycles : Black Friday is upon us […]