A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about these DIY snow tires using zip ties. One of our readers, Matt, gave it a try. “The zip-tie thing was a complete bust for me,” he wrote in the comments. “All of them snapped on the way home.” Disappointing as was that news, there are still DIY [...]
In the mailbag this week : Phil is wondering if the Surly Big Dummy is worth the money, owners of the Big Dummy give him input? Hello there! I was just checking out your website and I wonder if maybe you ever checked out Riding The Spine .com. Three hardy souls modified these bike somewhat [...]
Come on now. I know that you think of yourself as a bike commuter. But all too often something gets in the way. As a small business owner who also likes calling himself a bike commuter, I’ve become quite familiar with all of the reasons (excuses) that it often seems much easier to take the [...]
Originally I was going to go through fender installation, for you my fine readers. While searching the internet I ran across several great resources to install different types of fenders. Planet Bike’s Freddy Fender Install Honjo Aluminum Fenders, drill required. Velo Orange explains how to install their own, and Honjo fenders.
One large complaint or worry for beginner bike commuters is the lack of showering, or showing up sweaty to work. This is a valid worry and shouldn’t be overlooked as your employer, co-worker or client may not appreciate the “biker look.” Top tips if you don’t have a shower at work Photo Credit : Fritz [...]
A mini series on Yearly Bike Fenders, today we will be discussing the different types of fenders there are and the benefits of each. Full Coverage Fenders One of the best systems of fenders are called full coverage as these cover up the most of your tires. The rear fender mounts at your bottom bracket [...]