General Biking

Bike Rack for Christmas

Saturday, December 1st, 2012

Now is a good time to think about buying a bike rack for a Christmas present for your beloved biker. This post will guide you in buying one that your biker will enjoy. When looking at bike racks, it is important not to buy the cheapest one. The last thing you ...

Campus Bike Racks

Thursday, November 1st, 2012

[gallery] These campus bike racks were taken on the UNC Charlotte campus. The campus is riddled with the things! Having spent a lot of time on campus, I would recommend a good lock, and never leaving your bike for too long. I'd also advise against leaving it on the same rack ...

Ford Explorer Hitch Mount Bike Rack

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

My dad owned an older Ford Explorer 4x4 with the Tow package. I never used it to carry bikes just to tow a boat and in snow, but if I had to I would certainly choose a hitch mount. If I needed to tow the boat and carry bikes ...

Hilton Head Bike Rentals

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

Staying on the Hilton Head topic, if you don't load up your bikes when you visit, you can rent cruisers. There are a few places that vary in price depending on length and pickup options. I've rented a few times and had good luck with Hilton Head Outfitters, their bikes ...

Racor Standalone Bike Rack

Friday, September 28th, 2012

If you're ever in Hilton Head SC, make sure you take your choice of bike rack and bikes down there! The little island is full of bike paths and friendly roads so that you can enjoy riding around. Most restaurants, shops, hotels and public places all have bike racks ...

Awesome Free Bicycle Repair Manuals

Sunday, April 12th, 2009

I can't believe that I've never come across Park Tools repair site before. After making my post about bicycle repair tool kits the other day, I think it goes hand in hand that I share two awesome free bicycle repair manual sites with you. Sheldon Browns (http://sheldonbrown.com) which you've undoubtedly ...

Bicycle Repair Tool Kit

Monday, March 9th, 2009

I recently walked into a well known bike shop just to browse around. I went back to the service desk to take a look at prices just to see what it costs to have repairs done. I found out you can save a lot of money by getting yourself a ...

I Broke my Front Derailleur

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009

Derailer or Derailleur? Either way i have a story about what happened on my way to work the other day. Firstly I was going to ride my Trek 1000 rather than my Specialized Allez Pro, but I broke the stem off of my inner tube. This didn't make me very ...

Specialized Allez Pro

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

Well, here it is. Another one of my bikes. As you may know I sold my Schwinn Sprint for $100. With that, and some extra money I had laying around I got this Specialized Allez Pro. I'm not sure of the year, but think its a 1993 or 1994. Its ...

Schwinn Sprint Fixed Gear

Thursday, December 11th, 2008

Its been a while since I updated this site. Mostly because I have been buying a house. The news for me is that I no longer need my apartment storage (which I have yet to post about. I'll update this site once I have the pictures and plans up.) Other ...

Bike Rack Blunders

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

I've found a couple of mistakes that I've made in this blog, some of which are rather funny.  Mostly typo's and such. The first I noticed was my horrible spelling. Any one who points out a spelling mistake to me gets some BikeRackEd Points. Another one, that I just saw ...

Another of my bikes – Schwinn Sprint

Monday, August 4th, 2008

If you read my blog you might know I've once posted a picture of one of my bikes. I've also made a post on how to stop a fixed gear bike which brings me to post another one of my bikes, my fixed gear Schwinn Sprint: Its not the best ...

Gas prices climb along with bicycle satisfaction

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

BikeRacked.com (NC) -- Riders of new bicycles agree that they are more satisfied with their bicycles this year for another year running. Some argue that this is because of climbing gas prices but cyclists report that it is also because of other added benefits. The survey by the A.N.O.N Internet Research ...

Do The Test!

Tuesday, April 1st, 2008

Great Video to promote cycling awareness.

Stealing a Bike Thief’s Bike

Sunday, March 30th, 2008

I found this clip on YouTube of some guys stealing a Bike Thief's Bike. This is pretty good. I mean, you have to be pretty stupid to ride your bike to steal another bike. Especially if you have to go back to get your bike from the place you stole ...

How do you stop a fixed gear bike?

Wednesday, March 19th, 2008

Fixed Gear Bicycles have been around for ages but the scene has recently exploded. For people that are unfamiliar with Fixed Gear Bikes that know that some fixed gear bikes don't have brakes so a common question is: "How do you stop a fixed gear bike?" The simple answer is by using brakes. "But ...

How to choose a bike rack

Monday, March 17th, 2008

Choosing an adequate bike rack to store or transport your bike is not always an easy task. A good balance between ease of use, security and cost should be considered. The first thing to decide is what type of bike rack you want for your automobile. For an automobile besides the ...

Cycling, Racing. Cycling Racing!

Friday, March 7th, 2008

Cylcing is a fun sport. Racing is also a fun sport. Why not try cycling racing? Its a good way to stay in shape by training and also make some new friends that have similar interests such as cycling! I think that I would probably enjoy Cycling Racing, Cycling is one ...

Cycling Climbing Tips and Technique

Friday, March 7th, 2008

Building custom bike racks and cycling go great together. One good thing about both is the more you do them the better you become and the better information you can pass along. Since I have built quite a few bike racks if you are looking to make a bike rack ...

Bicycle History – Who invented the Bicycle?

Tuesday, February 26th, 2008

Wikipedia is a really good website. I don't think a single day goes past without me looking at it. Today I was looking at wikipedia and thought I would learn about the history of bikes. Bikes have been around for a long time but who invented the bicycle? Well, it ...

SignTheGoogleGuestBook – Ed was Here

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

This is my entry into the Google Guestbook. I love Google, it brings me traffic targeted towards my sites topic and hopefully it will continue to do so. If you found this blog through Google or you have a blog, I'd suggest posting your entry into the Google Guestbook to ...

Share The Road

Friday, February 15th, 2008

I took this picture in Concord NC, which is near Charlotte. They have these signs around the city and if I understand correctly they are all over the state and country. It gets dangerous when riding on the road, thats what these signs are there for. They are there to ...

Extended Ride Time Coming Up

Friday, February 8th, 2008

Extended Ride time is almost here and I can't wait. For those of you that don't know (I'm new to this term too) ERT is basically another word for the DST or daylight savings time. Since its coming up in March that means all of use bikers get an extra ...

What to eat on a long ride

Thursday, February 7th, 2008

Since I'm a real biker I figured I would post about what I eat and drink on a long ride. I don't really ride that far in comparison to some professional bikers but when I do ride I like to not get hungry or be sick. Here is my list of ...

Surf Board Bike Racks

Wednesday, February 6th, 2008

Wow, this is a totally new niche to me. Surf board bike racks. That is crazy basically what it is is a rack that attaches to your bike that you haul a surfboard around on. That is pretty awesome. I wonder if there are any double sided surf board bike ...