Monthly Archives: August 2014

Sounding the alarm about poor trail maintenance


I have been reading a number of postings on Facebook and other social media from fellow bike commuters and others who are noticing that non-motorized trails and sidepaths are not getting the necessary and routine maintenance they should be lately. Examples … Continue reading

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Try pedaling a mile in our shoes


Terrific and spot-on cartoon by bikeyface.com.    

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The bicycle kick – art, acrobatics, and athleticism all in one


If you have never seen a bicycle kick live or on television, you have missed something sweet and very special. It is odd’s on the coolest, most acrobatic, and artistic shot in all of sports. It is hard to describe … Continue reading

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Viva l’Italia! – Carrera’s wickedly cool retro urban bicycle helmet


While surfing the net for a folding bicycle helmet that can be easily packed in a suitcase or backpack for trips and holidays, I stumbled across Carrera’s new foldable helmet. This wickedly cool retro design from Italy is based on … Continue reading

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