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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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