Starting in February 2017, you’ll be able to pick up IKEA’s new Sladda bike in stores across the US. Or, if you just can’t wait, you can order it now on IKEA’s US website, starting at $399. I know a lot of folks are already complaining that it won’t be a “real” bike. Seriously, with…… Continue reading IKEA Bikes: Sladda
In a post today on the NYTimes there was an interesting piece on the nature of cycling and head injuries. I still object to laws requiring a helmet to be worn at all times and wear my helmet constantly for touring and commuting. Assumption of risk, and cost, is an issue and not one to…… Continue reading Cycling Is the Top Sport for Head Injuries
I keep waiting for the Faraday Porteur to arrive. From it’s beginning at the Oregon Manifest to the fundraising on Kickstarter I have found it a fun item to anticipate. I look at the picture and I know that I might want one, although the picture indicates the designers have little confidence in an upright…… Continue reading Simple Electric Bike
School started, both High School where I teach and Graduate School where I am picking up more Highly Qualified endorsements after my Masters, to teach wider and deeper. Writing lags just a tad. I am traveling this weekend and taking the LeMond with me, not the Rivendell. They are as dissimilar as one can explain.…… Continue reading The Bike I Came Home On
Whistle Workwear has become my new favorite Work Wear shopping store. I first saw this shirt on a younger working crew and purchased one for Peter to wear commuting in Chicago. I have since purchased them for a member of my Bike Commute Challenge Team who was in a bicycle accident last year so that…… Continue reading Whistle Workwear Safety Shirt does Biking
The trick to the local trips is to jump on the bike and go, not to worry about anything but the joy of riding and the hardfun of getting there. I think I view real riding the same way despite everyone talking about the bike and its rider as a unit. My advice is to…… Continue reading Systems Analysis: The Bike and You
I was zipping down Naito Parkway the other day and what should appear, but a B-Line (sustainable urban delivery) bike serving up Dave’s Killer Bread (DKB). Way to go guys!