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What’s Your Monthly Savings as a Bike Commuter?

As a bike commuter it has really cut down our family cost on every day things.  This morning while reading Treehugger.com they have a $$ saved article, and it got me thinking. How much as cyclist do we really save.  After all the the money spent on the gear, bikes, and extra food.  Do we […]

Google Maps Now has Biking

Google Maps, my go to website for directions and maps, has now added “biking” for directions. Prior to this update you could only select car, public transit and walking for mode of travel.  Google would then calculate the best route, distance and time dependent on your mode of transportation. Quickly looking at my home town […]

Trek Ride+ : First Impressions

The bicycle shop I manage, Cool Breeze Cyclery, and sister store, Trek Bikes of Charlotte, have brought in a fleet of the new electric assist bikes, Trek Ride+.  One of these, the FX+ is a demo bike that our co-owner with an engineering background took for this past weekend.  Below is his original experience.  We […]

2010 NAHBS Interview Series : Paul Component Engineering

The largest series of interviews of frame and part builders, leading up to the North American Handmade Bicycle Show February 26-28, 2010.. Make sure to add us on Twitter for the latest show news. Basics: Whats your name: Paul Price Where are you based out of? Chico, (Northern) CA How did you get in to making […]

2010 NAHBS Interview Series : Capricorn Bicycles

The largest series of interviews of frame and part builders, leading up to the North American Handmade Bicycle Show February 26-28, 2010.. Make sure to add us on Twitter for the latest show news. Basics Whats your name: Bradley Wilson Where are you based out of? Minneapolis How did you get into frame building? I got […]

2010 NAHBS Interview Series : Groovy Cycle Works

The largest series of interviews of frame and part builders, leading up to the North American Handmade Bicycle Show February 26-28, 2010.. Make sure to add us on Twitter for the latest show news. Basics Whats your name: Rody Walter Where are you based out of? Groovy Cycleworks is located in Wooster, Ohio How did you […]