A companion site (THE PRACTICAL CYCLIST) is home to
genuinely practical information about using bikes for transportation.

Friday, August 28, 2009


You've probably seen it elsewhere, but holy-moly
this is funny beyond my ability to say.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Fixed-gear Observed Trials Out-take

In case you're tempted to try your hand at fixed-gear freestyling, or fixed-gear OT, first remember the part they don't usually show you on the DVD. Ouch.

Um, this is NOT practical cycling.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Bike of the Future... **Yawn**

Sure it looks cool but I'll stick with my Raleigh Roadster [or similar] until I can actually buy one of these things at my Local Bike Shop. Don't get me wrong--I'm sure we'll get there eventually, but I'm not holding my breath.

Aside: didn't I see the young J. T. Kirk ride one of these in the latest Star Trek film?

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

The Bicycle Cellar, Tempe, AZ

Another good idea from Joe Perez and company...

Check it: The Bicycle Cellar, out.

Not to mention the sweet little graphic:

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Screens - N - Spokes, 2009

Screens 'N' Spokes is a not-for-profit group that produces an annual series of bicycle-themed screen prints by more-and-less well-known poster artists and printmakers around the country, entirely for the benefit of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and its regional and local affiliates.

Genuine Art + Good Cause + Bicycling = Buy Some

Bike there, with directions: