Archive For The “bicycles” Category

Covet: 2011 Via Line From Giant

By | November 27, 2010

After countless years producing quality road, mountain and hybrid bicycles, Giant has entered into the upright city bike market for 2011. A unique steel diamond frame with twin top tubes that curve at the seat tube to form seat stays on the “men’s” version work to create a very distinct look (see below). On the [...]

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Recent Upgrade to Nexus Redline 8-Speed Hub

By | November 8, 2010

By the spring of 2009 I had given up my car and believed that it was simply going to take me 2 hours, each way, to get to work and back by transit. To me, there was no other way. When I purchased a Marin Hamilton 29er I thought I’d found a simple, sturdy bike [...]

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Don’t Call it a Girl’s Bike

By | September 21, 2010

Just because your bicycle has a sloping top tube doesn’t mean you have to call it a “girl’s bike.” That slope can make it easier to cycle modestly while wearing a dress, sure, but it also comes in handy once you start carrying any sort of cargo on your bicycle. Adding cargo adds weight to [...]

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Mark Ronson’s The Bike Song (featuring Kyle Falconer and Spankrock)

By | September 1, 2010

This video has the same feel as those 1980s Sesame Street shorts that explored how stuff is made. Fun song and a fun “cycle chic” video.
Via Creativity-online

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John McEnroe, Rage Against the Machine and Hans Rey: Wheels4Life

By | August 7, 2010

About Wheels4Life:
Wheels4Life is a non-profit charity (501c(3)), that provides free bicycles for people in need of transportation in Third World countries. We partner with local individuals, organizations and other groups to help us identify persons who sincerely need a bike to be able to go to school or to work. Often [...]

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