Bicycle Gear

Now you can sit on the couch and see the world from the back of a bicycle.

The Bicycling Couch

All those years of trying to decide whether I should sit on the couch or travel by bicycle, and to find I could have done both — the irony!

Artistic Bicycle Racks 2

I love how Alterra Coffee shops give bicycles priority parking spaces. In spring, they install bicycle racks in their loading zone, blossoming like spring flowers.

Artistic Bicycle Racks

Below are two bicycle racks that I discovered in my wanderings. The first is a new coffee shop in Bay View, Wisconsin, which is not only beautiful, but a great way to save space.

Cardboard bicycle

Here is another landmark in bicycle ingenuity — a $20 cardboard bicycle. And if you damage it, it is recyclable.

The fastest human powered bicycle

This is a worthwhile video if you like bicycles, engineering, or land speed records.
I have been personally trying to break 55 MPH. I came close a few times.

The bike that went around the world

I met Stephen Regenold, the Gear Junkie, last summer in Minneapolis. I admire how he turned his love of gadgets into a profitable career, which is essentially the art of creating an adventure in your own backyard.

What bike did you ride?

My bike, Yerba Mate, is quite famous. It has been requested to appear on TV numerous times, featured in newspaper articles (without me), been photographed 1000’s of times and Yerba has even won a place on a the race podium without having to win the race.