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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 […]

Mission Workshop : A New Sponsor

Please bring a warm welcome to the newest sponsor of Commute by Bike, Mission Workshop.  Mission Workshop is a new company getting ready to launch their amazing urban styled cargo backpacks.  The guys behind Mission are well versed in bag making, coming from a background at Chrome. Their bags are well thought out, with the […]

Weekly Round Up : What Was Going on When I was Busy

This past week has been rough. Blogging is a side hobby/job for me, so it take a back burner if things get too overwhelming in life. Right now I am struggling to find the time. Firstly I have my family, which needs time after work or on my days off, this part of my life […]

Shimano Alfine Internally Geared 11 Speed

On the Surly Long Haul Trucker message boards, a fellow brought up that the internally geared Alfine group from Shimano is coming out with an 11-speed version. From the fellow, Vik’s, blog : Shimano has shaken up their internal geared hub lineup with a new 11 speed Alfine hub.  I’m super stoked to see the […]

How Hard Core Are You?

With the temperatures around 20 degrees colder than the norm in North Carolina my motivation is lacking for the daily commute to and from the bike shop.  In my mind I keep repeating, “Practice what you preach” and that is the one thing getting me on to a bike most days.  I’m sure I could […]