Review – Generic Rechargeable Bike Lights (sold under various names)

More and more people are riding with bike lights in the daytime, I personally don’t but it probably is a good idea, considering the statistics and how people seem to have less and less respect for others.  I also don’t ride at night but occasionally I do ride during overcast…

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Migrating Wikispaces Content to WordPress

Wikispaces Is Closing   Please note – as Wikispaces shuts down some of this blog entry will be invalid. I also have went with a migration to Dokuwiki instead of WordPress so the demo links no longer work for the WordPress migration. Unfortunately the site Wikispaces.com is shutting down, leaving…

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PVC Single Bike Rack (and a Few Other Bike Rack Ideas)

If you’re not into kickstands, or have a carbon bike, or just want a convenient bike stand/bike rack for your bike while you are washing/cleaning/lubing/working on it there are a lot of choices.   You can use anything from cheap bike stands (with mixed reviews), nicer raised-wheel stands with better reviews, real…

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Review – Uriah/Techway Windproof Cycling Shoe Covers

Quick review here, of the Uriah Windproof Cycling Shoe Covers or Techway Thermal Shoe Covers or Docooler Shoe Cover (or one of the others that are exactly the same and sold by various companies).  If you live and bike anywhere where it gets fairly cold you may either need to use something…

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Hitch-Mount Bike Carrier Modification / Reinforcement

In an earlier blog posting I reviewed the Swagman XC2 Bike Carrier (see my review here – Swagman XC2 2 Bike Hitch-Mount Carrier/Bike Rack) and the U-Haul Hitch Install Service and Draw-Tite Sportframe 1 1/4 inch Hitch. Both the carrier as well as the hitch still work well… Yet, when the carrier is attached…

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