Showing posts from December 20, 2009

Chris King 2010 Pretty and Strong Calendar

Pretty and Strong  enters its 7th year as a special edition and we are pleased to continue our strong relationship with the Oregon and SW Washington affiliate of Komen for the Cure. For 2010 we are excited to present a calendar benefiting Komen for the Cure in partnership with the talented photographers of Our shared effort with this calendar is more than an intimate look at the joy and tenacity of the women we see racing cyclocross each weekend during the fall. It's a call to awareness for early detection because breast cancer still doesn't care how fit or fast you are on a bike. Please make an appointment to see your doctor and circle the date on one of these great calendars. Our sincere thanks to PDXCross, The Oregon and SW Washington Affiliate of Komen for the Cure, and to all the women who race & ring cowbells with us each weekend. Price $15 order it here...

Fat Tire Cycle, Buckhannon, WV

If you are ever around Buckhannon, WV stop into Fat Tire. They have a big selection of bikes and accessories. We were given a free bag of fresh roasted coffee when we stopped by. It is a new venture by the owner. website here...

Forkless Cruiser Bike Video

Rails to Trails accomplishments this year - from the mailbag

This year alone we have: Advocated for and secured  $800 million  at the federal level for trails, walking and biking Protected another  $800 million  for trails, walking and biking that was being threatened Helped open  hundreds of miles  of new rail-trail across the country Provided assistance to more than  100 communities  with trail-building projects Sent  22,974 emails  to elected officials urging them make trails, walking and biking a priority in our communities Made  618 phone calls  to Congress urging them to protect funding for trails more...

Exposure Lights has a model with 960 lumens

MaXx-D The MaXx D packs the biggest punch for its size and weight available anywhere. No cables and connectors to come loose or get wet and all in a tiny package that weighs an incredible 320 grams with the mount included. The MaXx D is super bright with an even beam pattern to give you great peripheral vision and depth perception. If you need as much brightness as you can lay your hands on for technical offroading or just to make ensure motorists will always see you on your commute – this is your light. As used by Pro and Amateur racers across the Globe – used by the current Moab 24 hour champs. Compare the value of lumens to other products of lesser brightness and you will have change to spare – dare we suggest you compliment Maxx D with an accessory like the Joystick for a combined 1200 lumens at $550! Compare us against Lights and Motion Seca 900 $650, NiteRider Pro 1200 $650.00. These systems use external batteries and cables – need we say more! Specifications: Weigh

GOBA 22: It's not your grandmother's quilt trip!

Logan - McConnelsville - Marietta - Athens - McArthur - Logan GOBA 22: It's not your grandmother's quilt trip! Oh, it's so much more ... revel in the rolling scenery of our Appalachian countryside. Dance to the rhythms of fiddles, washboards, and dulcimers. Let your dreams flow like the mighty rivers paralleling our bike routes. And of course, come to appreciate the quilt pattern as tradition but with a twist: it's now an exalted art form as well as a rustic landscape backdrop. The good folks of southeastern Ohio are sewing up a patchwork of experiences for you on GOBA-22. Bring your tent, your family, and your bike and get ready for the trip! more...

Wend Magazine

wend   (wěnd) v.   wend·ed, wend·ing, wends  To proceed on or along; go:  wend one's way home. v.intr.  To go one's way; proceed. [Middle English wenden, from Old English wendan.] Wend: Who we are. Wend is a forum for real people, writing real stories about real adventures and real environmental issues. As an independent media group, active in both environmental activism and the outdoors, we realize that part of going off the beaten path means making sure the path doesn’t get beaten. We are a magazine that understands that to advocate for the majesty of nature, we’d be hypocritical to print on paper that comes from destroying it, and thus, every issue of Wend is printed on locally sourced, FSC certified paper. Our mission is to educate and inspire, as we see travel and experience as revelation that enriches our lives, and makes us better world citizens. We travel not to escape but to challenge ourselves and discover the humanity that every culture, big or small, p

Defeet has grab bags of socks for sale!

Sock Grab Bag - Buy the DeFeet Grab Bag and make off with great socks at BIG savings! Grab Bags are randomly selected socks from our collection of in-house custom irregulars and overruns. All you have to do is choose a size! All sales are final No exchanges or special requests Socks will either be Aireator, Cush, Levitator, or Levitator Lite. more... - Vintage bicycle pricing - Vintage Bicycle Price Guide You've picked up an old bicycle at a garage sale and are trying to determine what it is, how old it is, and what it might be worth. This  Vintage Bicycle Price Guide  is intended to help you use the information you  do  know about the bicycle and enable you to determine it's make, model, age and ballpark value. click here... , no here...

2009 Dirty Dozen Results, Article, & Stats/Matrices 2009 DIRTY DOZEN RESULTS The 27th annual Dirty Dozen was held on Saturday, November 28th. Another (6th consecutive) good weather (sunny skies and a high temperature of 46 degrees F) DD allowed for a record turnout of 186 riders (as big as the Tour de France pack/field) including 98 (53%) rookies. There were a record 17 riders over 50 years old. 13 year old Andrew Reay became the youngest finisher. 10 women showed up for the 3 place, $300 prize list. For the first time, I offered a prize list (equal to the women) for the men. For the first time, I had riders sign release and liability waivers. 4 former winners rode: Defending champ Steve (Stevo) Cummings, 1991 winner Gunner Shogren, 1986 winner Bob Gottlieb, and myself. 29 year old Stevo won his 6th consecutive DD, but was challenged by youth - capable of ending his reign if they keep improving. 21 year old Bob Stumpf won the first hill. 19 year old Sam Morris

Schwinn Electric Bike

Super Charge - You know it’s fast. When we found out about Toshiba’s Super Charge ion Battery (SCiB) technology, we knew we were on to something. With a battery that charges in less than 30 minutes, the Tailwind is ready to go when you are. No more waiting for your battery when all you want to do is roll down to the coffee shop for a cappuccino. The Tailwind features: Lightweight aluminum frame and front suspension fork ensure a comfortable ride. Shimano Nexus 8-speed rear hub is clean and maintenance-free, yet gives you the gears to tackle any terrain. Fully accessorized with full-fenders, dynamo light, and rear-wheel lock. Electric Bike Features 30-minute charge time  - Get a full charge in less than 30 minutes with the included home charger. The battery pack is cleanly integrated into the rear rack with a simple connection that requires no wires or plugs. The Plug N’ Drive battery can be easily removed, so you can charge it whenever and wherever you want. Industry-leading w

Kickstand Magazine - for Cruiser owners

Posted by  Kickstand Magazine  on 6/02/09 • Categorized as  Uncategorized Styles The clothes, art and trends that make  cruisers  so cool Bikes We’re gear heads and we like to ride  bicycles Gear All the fun stuff to trick out your cruiser People The folks that make this culture so much fun Rides What happens when you get hundreds together to ride through the streets of your town or city Blog Just things that we’re thinking Rants Words from the editorial staff

Swing King Bike Video

Swobo Otis

Otis   $739.00   ( SBB08001 )  Details • Comfortable and light aluminum frame • Three speeds for up, down and flat terrain • 3-speed internal hub is impervious to the elements • Rack and fenders attach to frame + fork eyelets • Comfortable platform pedals work with any shoes • Easy rear coaster brake frees up your right hand • Step-through frame design for smaller riders • Coaster and disc brakes work in any weather • Professional pre-assembly by Kirk • Approximately 26.5 pounds  Blatant Propaganda   •  Bicycling Magazine - July 2007   •  Dwell Magazine - November 2007   •  Ace Hotel We designed the Otis around the SRAM 3-speed coaster brake hub after we rode that hub for the first time. We were that fired up. There are few bikes more simple, obvious, practical and versatile than an urban/suburban/bourbon 3-speed with twist shifter. The frame and fork are based on the tough, oversize round and box section shapes of the Folsom, but with bosses for water bottles, r