General Biking

Bike Rack Ithaca

Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

Ithaca is a city in NY I believe. They seem to have a quite a little town based around bike racks. There is a shop called the bike rack in Itaca NY and it obviously sells bike stuff. They have quite alot of search results for bike racks so I thought ...

Vauxhall Corsa Bike Rack Demo

Monday, February 4th, 2008

The Vauxhall Corsa has a bike rack built in. I wish more manufacturers of cars would include bike racks for use. If you purchased a car with a bike rack built in you wouldn't have to make your own bike rack. Anyway here is a video of it in action: The ...

Awesome Standalone Bike Rack

Saturday, February 2nd, 2008

http://www.heklucht.nl/ The product has been conceived for an art project in Ypenburg (a newly build neighborhood in the Netherlands). Eight products will be placed in front of eight houses. The goal of the project is to stimulate an interaction between neighbours, while pumping up the tires of their bicycles. I don't know ...

One of my bikes

Thursday, January 31st, 2008

This is my road bike. I took this while waiting on a friend to go on a ride. Its nothing special really but does the job. I have two bottle holders, pedals, two lights, a cycle computer and grip tape. Everything else on the bike came with it. Its ...

Cold Weather Bike Clothing

Monday, January 28th, 2008

So, if anyone has actually been keeping up with this blog they will know that I am trying to at least double the amount of miles I rode last year. This means that I'm going to have to ride in more extreme temperatures. Hot or freezing I have to ride. ...

Toyota Sequoia Hitch Mount Bike Rack

Sunday, January 27th, 2008

This is an older picture I took of a hitch mount bike rack on a Toyota Sequoia. It was had just rained this day but it was a great day for biking since the weather was a little warmer from the heat kept in by the clouds. This particular ...

Caring for your bike rack

Sunday, January 20th, 2008

Winter bike riding can be very fun. Mountain or road. The thing that people forget to do is take care of their bike racks. Along with proper bike maintenance bike racks also need to be taken care of. A good cleaning to get the mud off of them never did ...

How to choose a type of bike

Monday, January 14th, 2008

Buying a bike will depend on what sort of bike rack you plan on buying or building. It will determine how strong you need to make your rack and if you should weld or bolt together your rack. Your bike also will determine the type of metal you should make ...

Bike Rack Safety – Part 2

Wednesday, January 9th, 2008

Well, charmeck.org has some interesting information on the Charlotte Area Transit System. Basically, you are responsible for loading and unloading your bike which is understandable. If your bike gets damaged while loading, its basically your fault. Now, they are not responsible for theft, or damage that gets done to your ...

Great Weekend For Riding

Monday, January 7th, 2008

It was a great week for biking this weekend. I saw so many people out on their bikes it was amazing. Well, we better eat it up while it lasts because on Wednesday the temperature is suppose to drop again. I got a decent ride in today and got to ...

Got on the bike today

Sunday, January 6th, 2008

I got to ride a bit today. Just the usual loop that I do, its not that far but at least I got out. I got some new clothing to wear, some gloves and trousers which was nice. Good news is that I didn't fall off this time. Bad news ...

Homemade or home made?

Friday, January 4th, 2008

According to the ct.gov here is the definition of home made: The use of the terms "homemade" or "home made," or other similar terms, is limited to those products actually manufactured in the home and under conditions which normally prevail in the home. This is related to food, but is ...

GPS para bike

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2008

Haga clic para traducir del español. Cliquez pour traduire en français Consumer GPS device prices have dramatically dropped within the past few years. With this trend a new market for GPS devices has emerged. Enter the Garmin GPS range for fitness. Well, when I say fitness there is only really two ...

Happy New Years

Monday, December 31st, 2007

Its almost the new year and I'd like to post to say happy new years to everyone. This may be a bit cliche but I have some resolutions / goals for the new year. My first is to double the amount of miles I've rode on my bike. This number of miles ...

Pop up camper bike rack

Thursday, December 27th, 2007

I stand corrected on my post about camper bike racks. Apparently there is a difference between a camper and the pop up type of camper that I was thinking of. I made the plans for a pop up camper, not a conventional. Take a read of that post if you ...

Bike Rack Instructions

Wednesday, December 26th, 2007

I get these fortunes every time I log in, I thought this one was funny: "First Law of Bicycling: No matter which way you ride, it's uphill and against the wind." Which reminds me of the other day. It was so windy, I was barely moving forward and stuff was flying at me. ...

Interesting Youtube Videos

Wednesday, December 19th, 2007

I have to say I discovered a new biking niche that I have not noticed before. I've known about the bike races but didn't know people actually had jobs riding their bikes like nut cases. Use the search bar to the right and search for NYC Bike messenger. About the ...

Good Biking Weather

Friday, December 14th, 2007

The weather for this time of year where I am located is outstanding. Its not too hot and not too cold, perfect for riding my bike. I am lucky because I live pretty close to a 8 mile stretch paved green way. I can ride to the green way but ...