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Ohm in Front of the New Bike Rack

A happy customer, Jodi Griffith, ready to ride with her new Ohm XS 750 Electric Bike poised in front of our new bike rack. Jodi went for the Ohm XS 750 as it does well both on the road and for light trail and dirt road use. She plans on riding it to to trailheads…

The Book of Interbike

The Book of Interbike

In The Book of Mormon — the Broadway musical, not the sacred text of the Latter Day Saints movement — a Mormon missionary in remote northern Uganda, interpolates elements from Star Trek, Star Wars, and Lord of the Rings into the official teachings of the church. In doing so, he achieves success where others have…

Utility Cycling While Injured

You may have noticed that it’s been quite some time since I posted anything other than a video here at Utility Cycling. And perhaps you noticed my cool arm accessory in this video. Unfortunately, I’ve spent the last six and a half weeks dealing with a badly broken arm. Fortunately, I did not break my…

Burley Tandem Enjoying a Martans Brunch

We just kicked off a Burley Trailers Sale and I thought I’d post this photo of a Burley Tandem in front of one of Flagstaff’s favorite restaurant’s Martans. Burley stopped making their tandems a few years back to focus primarily on their great trailers. Pick up a Burley Child, Cargo or Dog Trailer now thru…

Adult Bike Trailer for 89 y.o. Mother in Law

Via BikeKidShop.com Email: I have an 89 y.o. mother in law who cannot ride on a traditional or tandem bicycle. I would like to enable her to enjoy some outdoor time along our extensive bike trails. I am looking to learn if there are bicycle trailers similar to those for children for adults. She weighs…

Bob's BOB Trailer in Cuba

With our BOB Sale continuing on for another week and a half, we’ll be continuing to post interesting photos of BOB Trailer form around the world. How about this photo of one in Cuba… In Bob’s words: “Not a unique picture, but perhaps a unique location. It was taken on the side of the road…

Campfire Cycling Rack Installed

Stu’s awesome Campfire Cycling bike rack has been out glittering in the sun for the past week and a half. We’re finishing off a removable section which will have the Campfire Cycling lettering on it for photos and events. We couldn’t make it permanent as that would make it into a sign that would have…

Rediscovering Boston on an Urbana Bike

Rediscovering Boston on an Urbana Bike

Greg Hum leads a bike-centric lifestyle in Boston, MA, going everywhere and carrying everything by bike. In college he co-founded a bike-advocacy group and still loves organizing people around bikes. He can sometimes be heard playing jazz rhythms on his handlebar-mounted percussion instruments while riding. His musings on biking and more can be found on:…

Jeff's Stroller Conversion Bike Trailer

“Built this trailer out of scrap wood and an old double jogging stroller. It is primarily for shopping and dragging stuff to the beach. My kids helped paint it. Here I am taking a test ride with my son as ‘cargo’.” Keep on sending in those photos of your bike cargo trailer creations.

The Bike Touring Survival Guide

We’ve heard about a new bike touring bible on the market under the title The Bike Touring Survival Guide. Looks to be a very informative read if you’re gearing up for a big bike touring adventure.

Commuter Amnesia

Commutosis

I believe I’ve achieved a new level of bike commuting: commutosis Lately, I’ll be sitting on my butt at a computer — like I am right now, and you probably are too. But I’ll be working away, and I won’t remember immediately how I got to work. Did I drive? And I’ll think for a…

Croozer Kid for 2 – Kent & Daughter

Some great photos of Kent and his daughter enjoying their Croozer Kid for 2. Ordered this Croozer Kid for 2 from bikekidshop.com together with the baby sling. A reasonably good product quality indeed and I like about it’s push-release wheels that fix and dismantles quickly. It’s also so easy to convert between a trailer, a…

Grover Cleveland

Labor Day Weekend with Uncle Jumbo

This is Labor Day weekend here in the USA. Much of the rest of the world celebrates International Workers Day in May, but that was a little too commie for President Grover Cleveland. Besides, it conflicts with Bike Month, and everybody knows that Grover Cleveland was huge into Bike Month. Actually, he was just huge….

Tom's Original Issue BOB Trailer and Bag

Our pal Tom from Indiana submitted his photo of his original BOB Trailer, which he still uses regularly. The first BOB’s had extra cross members on the fork and the trailer wheels support and and one less tube on the cargo area. The BOB Fork and Pin closure system had a big upgrade along the…