Jan 13, 2020

Weekend Project: Make a DIY Reclaimed Wood Wall Bike Hanger

There's a great adage in the home decor and organization field...you've probably heard it on one of those room makeover TV shows. The phrasing varies, of course, but the central idea, "When you run out of floor space, you've got to go up."

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Aug 20, 2015

No Sweat: The Basics of Bicycle Commuting and How to Get Started

We love biking, and I'm guessing a lot of you do as well. Over 800,000 Americans currently commute to work via bicycle and that number just keeps climbing as people are realizing the physical, emotional, and environmental benefits.   

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Jul 07, 2015

A Century of Bicycling History in 17 Pictures

The 102nd Tour de France begin this week, and so far, this have been pretty interesting. (There was a quite intense crash on Stage 3 yesterday. where they actually stopped the race. See more here.)

To honor the event, National Geographic dove into their archives to find the best images of the power of bikes, and the variety of ways they've been used for the last 100 years. 

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Jul 22, 2010

A Collection of Cargo Bikes

Moving by Xtracycle_Flickr_cleverchimp

They can laugh if they want to, but the humble bicycle continues to be pushed and expanded to carry more than just one's person. This collection of cargo bikes, or "human powered pickup trucks," can carry the payload of a small sedan, at least.

apartment move load on Yuba Mundo_Flickr_theoelliot

Gardening haul on JoeBike_Flicker_grrsh

Our favorite is certainly this guy, which can haul dimensional lumber and a whole heap of extras:

created at: 07/22/2010   

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