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Penny In Yo Pants!

Written by Boston Biker on Jul 07

A fun and easy solution to the accidental skirt flash when getting on your bike. Easy and cheap!


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Lane Control

Written by Boston Biker on Jun 12

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Lets all build these and see how things go. I am going to guess people might get a bit peeved, but the point will come home. One person doesn’t need that much road space. RIDE A BIKE!


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Folding Bike Helmet

Written by Boston Biker on May 08

Hmmm…I never really had trouble figuring out what to do with my “old fashion” “non-folding” bike helmet. But this looks interesting.

And they claim it will meet crash test standards as well.

Before it can be sold in the U.S., it must meet safety standards set by the Consumer Products Safety Commission. Those tests measure the G-force of a helmet-covered fake head dropped onto anvils.

“The factory is building it to pass U.S. testing standards, but whilst we are in the preproduction stage, we can’t have official testing,” Woolf says in an e-mail. “The factory makes millions of helmets for the U.S. market each year and has the largest in-house helmet testing facility in the world, so they know the standards that they are going to need to meet.”

Read the rest here.


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What Does Everyone Think Of These?

Written by Boston Biker on Mar 07

More here.

 

I am torn…looks cool, also looks…fragile.


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Do You Hear That?!

Written by Boston Biker on Jan 14

 

That is the sound of my mind exploding right out of my head….amazing. This is fantastically useful knowledge my friends.


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Man…That’s A Pretty Bell

Written by Boston Biker on Aug 22

Seriously the metal worker in me is drooling over this thing…and made in the USA to boot!

more info here.


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Creative Fenders

Written by Boston Biker on Jun 11

From Epic:

How are you staying dry out there?


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How Rivendell Lugs Are Made

Written by Boston Biker on Mar 29

Crazy, and dangerous looking. Love these “how they are made” Videos. LUGS!


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    • Compass Rose Head Badge Attached September 29, 2014
        Looks great!  I am still super impressed with how this came out.  Looks even better on the bike.  More here. Continue reading →
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    • Somerville Bike Lanes Get The Green Paint Treatment September 29, 2014
      Tweet   A whole bunch of bike lanes in Somerville are getting painted green.  I am not totally sure how I feel about this, but they do seem to be more visible.
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    • City Streets Are Not Bicycle Race Tracks September 29, 2014
      TweetThere are times when city officials consent to closing city streets to traffic for the purpose of allowing a sanctioned bicycle race to take place. The purpose of closing the streets to traffic is to protect the safety of pedestrians, … Continue reading →
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    • Help DotBike Count Bikes! September 25, 2014
      TweetGot this from DotBike, if you have some time and live in Dorchester give it a read!   —————– Hi DotBikers! Great news, Dorchester is on the map!  Please help keep us there! Dorchester has been included in the annual bike … Continue reading →
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    • Visibility When The Sun Is Low In The Sky In Autumn September 25, 2014
      TweetVisibility is often a problem when driving a car. Many things can reduce visibility. Some of them are man-made and others are caused by nature. Driving in autumn is an example of the latter. Late in the day, the sun … Continue reading →
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    • Visibility When The Sun Is Low In The Sky In Autumn September 25, 2014
      TweetVisibility is often a problem when driving a car. Many things can reduce visibility. Some of them are man-made and others are caused by nature. Driving in autumn is an example of the latter. Late in the day, the sun … Continue reading →
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    • Bicycles As Part Of A Business Model September 22, 2014
      TweetOver the summer, I read a series of articles written by a member of bicycle advocacy group in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. I was surprised to see how different Philadelphia was in terms of their approach to incorporating cycling into everyday life, … Continue reading →
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    • Commonwealth Ave, Phase 2A: “to, through, or around” September 20, 2014
      TweetA lot of bright people have been discussing the upcoming rebuild of Commonwealth Avenue lately, because the city plans to forge ahead blindly with a bad design.  The fundamental issues are these: The city is refusing to even attempt to … Continue reading →
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    • The CX-Files September 19, 2014
      Tweet Scenic Hartford, Connecticut was the center of New England cyclocross last weekend. Silk City (also the CT state championships) had a good deal of firepower in the elite race, with Austin Vincent headlining a robust field of very fit-looking … Continue reading →
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    • Vehicle Operators Salmoning By Car September 18, 2014
      TweetThe term “salmoning” has become quite popular for describing the act of bicycling the wrong way down a one-way street. Salmon are known for swimming against the tide. They do this because fresh water is required for them to lay … Continue reading →
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