There have been some great posts out there on locking your bike, but with the recent bike theft of two friends I felt the need to revisit the subject. Plus who doesn’t love a good refresher that protects your bicycle? Here’s my process when I lock my bike on New York City streets. 1. Look for...Read more →
A couple weeks ago I got my first flat tire of the season. I had an experience with a car flat where I re-inflated the tire and it was fine so I thought to do the same on my bike. After re-inflating my bike tire I rode into the city and back with no...Read more →
We like bike tees. We like cheap bike tees even more. The folks over at Headline Shirts are giving readers of Brooklyn by Bike $15 off their Napoleon Beach Cruiser t-shirts. That makes a $5 shirt! It’s his birthday. Just enter 242BDAY and enjoy. Today only.Read more →
Spotted this “grown” bicycle design over at Kateoplis via Daily Beast. It has a unique, funky design which caught my eye. entry, called the Ajiro, is a bicycle style transport that’s composed of bamboo – but with a twist. Rather than going through the complicated process of steaming and bending bamboo...Read more →
I like design, type and bicycles so I really like this bicycle typogram illustrating the differnt parts of a bicycle. Great artwork from Aaron Kuehn!
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The sculpture, which resides in Santa Rosa, California, was built by artists Mark Grieve and Ilana Spector, and cost $37,000 to build.Read more →
Even though I couldn’t join my fellow cyclists on bike this past Sunday for our food cart ride because of a leg injury, I still had a great time crawling the street for delicious Ecuadorian, Mexican and Halal food. A big thanks to Danny, Steve and Noel for helping lead and to Ryan for...Read more →
Found this fantastic gallery of photos from Brooks Saddle factory in Smethwick England.
Metal parts are stamped out and heat-treated, flat pieces of leather are soaked and then formed in molds and the parts are all assembled by hand. After seeing how much work goes into a single bike seat, these famously expensive saddles start...Read more →