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How to buy a used bicycle

LighterFootstep.com has a good article on how to buy a used bicycle. Chris Baskind tells us how to find a used bicycle, how to evaluate it, and how to figure its value. I’d add some advice on bike fit, but perhaps he’ll address that in a later article. How to buy a used bicycle.

Buyer beware on those cheap “super bright” bicycle lights

I have always purchased bicycle lights from well-known, recognized brands, and over about the past decade I’ve favored American brands such as Nite Rider (based in San Diego) and Light and Motion (which does manufacturing outside of Monterey, California). Made-In-America from an established brand with a reputation for quality translates into a premium price, and read more »

Book Review: Bike Snob’s Ultimate Bicycle Owner’s Manual

Bike Snob NYC’s Ultimate Bicycle Owner’s Manual was released at the beginning of May, just in time for Bike Month, and I finally got my grease-stained hands on a copy over a month later for my very personal observance of National Bathroom Readers’ Month.

I review Crud Roadracer Mk 2 bicycle fenders

Several weeks ago I asked the Internet which road bicycle fenders should I install and you, loyal readers, responded with surprising enthusiasm for the Crud Roadracer Mk2.

Effetto Mariposa bicycle tire sealant and inflater

Cantitoe Road is a small importer and distributor of specialty products for bicycles. They sent me a sample of the “Espresso” bicycle tube inflator and sealant that they import from Effetto Mariposa (“the Butterfly Effect”) in Italy.

Made In USA leather bicycle bags by Detroit Cargo

You might be surprised to know that Detroit got its start as the center of the American automotive industry by being a center of bicycle manufacturing. Several early car companies began as bicycle manufacturers, and the car factories contracted with the same suppliers of ball bearings and mechanical parts that bicycle factories used. Over the read more »