In the weeks, months and hopefully years to come, I’m going to start yapping about touring, camping and all things “adventure biking.” First thing up is of course the bike! Welcome my Surly Long Haul Trucker When I started this build I originally started it as a short distance commuter.
An on going series from our friends at Renaissance Bicycles bring us unique bike builds to inspire everyone. Barbara’s Rivendell Betty Foy was built for daily commutes, medium distance rides on local bike paths, and as a means to further enjoy cycling with her husband, Bernie.
September 22nd is not only one of our children’s birthday, but it is also World Car Free Day. As normally I’ll be riding my bike to the bus stop both ways, but I encourage you all to chose your bike, public transportation or to simply walk to your destination if
We recently received the Cateye TL-LD570 Reflex Auto Light and it quickly was installed on the rear of my Salsa Casseroll. Our initial spin around the block gave the impression that this rectangle of a light is bright, and the reflector works wonderfully. Something I didn’t realize I was missing in
Yelp has redesigned their office with the help of o+a, maybe my work will get the hint when we move into our new offices! Do any of you guys have offices to show off? Inspire us! It’s got the vibe of a Mission hipster’s thrift-store living room, with loads of
To be honest, I’ve never walked into a review for a product so excited, yet so worried about the outcome. Normally, I have a pretty good idea of how I’ll feel about a product – sometimes my decision or opinion will be swayed one way or another based on product
It is the week before Interbike and everyone is putting out teasers of their new product that they will be launching. Civia is one of these companies. Known for throwing show stoppers, for example in 2007 when they released the brand with a $2500 commuter bike. Since then they have
We featured the new bikes from Puma over at Commute By Bike at the beginning of the summer and many people commented on the aesthetics of the bikes. Regardless of if you like them or hate them, they spurred enough of an opinion inside of you to comment. Due to
As more and more folks are realizing the benefit of a well set up full suspension you see less hardtails on the trail and more full squish. What I see a lot in the shop is people completely ignoring their suspension until it is to the point of needing a