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Review: TiGr Bow-Locks

I’m not sure which is a more powerful force, a first impression or resistance to change.  That said, the TiGr bow-lock can be a fairly polarizing piece of...

Oh, snap! I broke it!

Hey Pedalers, Troy Mustache here.  While riding up from the Royal Tavern to Live Band Karaoke at Fergie’s the other night, I had a near disaster.  I’...

The Case Against Bicycle Repair Nihilism

You need to take care of your bicycle!  I know that not caring about anything is cool, but you’re not an angsty high schooler anymore, and your apathy is ...

Philadelphia Bike News

Review: TiGr Bow-Locks

I’m not sure which is a more powerful force, a first impression or resistance to change.  That said, the TiGr bow-lock can be a fairly polarizing piece of...

How to Cultivate a Tan Line

Whether touring, hiking, or performing any other sort of extended outdoor travel, the miles are endless, the days are long, and when you’re finished you&#...

The Self-Reliant Mechanic

Tenana, Alaska. A beautiful place in the middle of nowhere to get stranded. It’s Day 8 of a two week tour. You’re in the middle of nowhere, which me...

Advocacy

The Case Against Bicycle Repair Nihilism

You need to take care of your bicycle!  I know that not caring about anything is cool, but you’re not an angsty high schooler anymore, and your apathy is ...

New Year, New Gear: Fixies are Out, Velocipedes are In

Hey, tight pants, you still riding a fixie?  Get with it, bro.  It’s 2015, and that means it’s the year of the velocipede.  Sure, you already have n...

Bicycle Coalition Needs to Shift to Higher Gear

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of this w...

Urban

How to be a Bicycle Tourist

Note to the reader: This piece is about being a Tourist, not a Touring Cyclist. Do you love to travel, but hate not knowing your way around? Do you eagerly anti...

Take Advantage of Bicycle Co-ops

Bicycle co-ops (and collectives) are an invaluable resource while on tour. As not everyone knows what a co-op is, or what they do, I’d like to first lead ...

New Year, New Gear: Fixies are Out, Velocipedes are In

Hey, tight pants, you still riding a fixie?  Get with it, bro.  It’s 2015, and that means it’s the year of the velocipede.  Sure, you already have n...

How-to

How to Cultivate a Tan Line

Whether touring, hiking, or performing any other sort of extended outdoor travel, the miles are endless, the days are long, and when you’re finished you&#...

How to be a Bicycle Tourist

Note to the reader: This piece is about being a Tourist, not a Touring Cyclist. Do you love to travel, but hate not knowing your way around? Do you eagerly anti...

The Self-Reliant Mechanic

Tenana, Alaska. A beautiful place in the middle of nowhere to get stranded. It’s Day 8 of a two week tour. You’re in the middle of nowhere, which me...

Touring

Review: Sinewave Revolution

Dynamo, aka generator, hubs are a great way to power bicycle electronics. You never have to worry about carrying spare batteries for your lights, and if paired ...

Take Advantage of Bicycle Co-ops

Bicycle co-ops (and collectives) are an invaluable resource while on tour. As not everyone knows what a co-op is, or what they do, I’d like to first lead ...

Planning Your Tour Route

Living in the moment is always the best way to tackle life, right? Pick a destination at random, hop on your bike, and just go. Ride hard for a few days in the ...

Community

Oh, snap! I broke it!

Hey Pedalers, Troy Mustache here.  While riding up from the Royal Tavern to Live Band Karaoke at Fergie’s the other night, I had a near disaster.  I’...

Bicycle Coalition Needs to Shift to Higher Gear

Editors Note: The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of this w...

Safe Routes Philly: Bicycle Education in Schools

In the last Safe Routes post I introduced you to bicycle trains and offered tips on how to get one started at your child’s school or in your community. On...