The University of Kentucky‘s Office of Sustainability has an innovative program that gives 160 lucky students that commit to not bringing a car to campus, a bicycle to use for the year. The bicycles are, according to the website,
commuter-style, 8-speeds equipped with fenders, a lock, a helmet and a bell.
How cool is that? In addition to the BBC program, UKalso has the WWBL. I promise, no more…
Autumn is here, whether we like it or not. With the changing of the leaves, comes the shortening of the days. For the dedicated cyclist, lights are a must have when the sun dips below the horizon.
Like any other bicycle accessory, there are a multitude of lights to choose from. Luckily, having this kind of selection gives you near limitless options. Don’t let the number of lights get you down,…
I don’t normally reblog, but I felt that I had to this time. A fellow cyclist needs our help.
I think I need the Driggs in my life. #bike #cycling Repost from @brooklynbikeco with @repostapp —- The #BKBCo Driggs is handsome, but not #toocoolforschool. #Regram from @classicpitch on the #princeton #campus. http://ift.tt/1r0p5uj
Okay, you’re not allowed to cheat in cyclocross. Though mountain bikes, Gatorade hand-ups, and bunnyhopping the barriers might come pretty darn close. Not sure how to bunnyhop the barriers? A personal email to Jeremy Powers may not give you wings, but this video breaks down the technique to the brave souls who want to attempt this in a race.
I won’t tell if you won’t.
And I got blood on Gumby. #cyclocross #bike #cycling #columbusohio http://ift.tt/1v3Imt7
Dinged the controls and bars a little. Picture No. 2. #cyclocross #bike #cycling #columbusohio http://ift.tt/1tGnIAJ
Crappy day at the #cyclocross #race. Crashed out. Picture No. 1 #bike #cycling #columbusohio #thatsracing http://ift.tt/1tGnGsH
(Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Electric bicycles are the unwanted stepchildren of the bicycle world. Recumbents are the disowned children in case you were ready to make an argument. While I don’t share these views, that’s the vibe you get in the majority of the local bike shops. Especially from the mechanics. We’ll get into my philosophy of bicycles later on.
For the record though, I am not a fan of e…