Search Results for: The Local Bike Shop

Does the credit crunch hurt the local bike shop?

Mike in Washington, DC writes: The current economic crisis is hurting many businesses including local bike shops. These local businesses will not receive government bailouts like the Wall Street Banks and auto companies. If these small business go under, they may not come back. You will miss them in the Spring when they are not read more »

Discounted closeout bikes from your local bike shop

Are you looking for last year’s model? Let the Internet do your walking at CloseoutBikes.com. Brick & Mortar bicycle dealers are invited to list old inventory to the Closeout Bikes website. Listing are free through May 2014. Buyers look for deals that are listed by state. I see 35 bikes listed right now from two read more »

Shopping mall bike lockers

Christmas shopping apparently began early for many people, with crowds reportedly trapped in the parking garage for up to three hours at one popular shopping mall in Silicon Valley, California before the Thanksgiving Holiday. Some shoppers at Westfield Valley Fair abandoned their cars, walked out to the street and Ubered their way home. Valley Fair read more »

Why a “Bike to Shop” Day?

To celebrate Bike Month and encourage more people to #BikeEverywhere, we’re doing a Bike to Shop Day tomorrow in Silicon Valley, California. Here’s why.

Keyless security for your bike wheel

Bicycle wheel security without special keys using Kryptonite Gravity WheelNutz and WheelBoltz Kryptonite announced these products a couple of years ago and I completely missed them because I was so focused on their then-new “Messenger Mini+,” which is the Kryptonite Mini with a rear wheel shackle designed specifically for quick locking and unlocking. Kryptonite also read more »

Santa Clara County Bike Plan Update public workshops this week

The Santa Clara (CA) Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) are updating the county bike plan. Three public workshops are scheduled this week beginning TONIGHT so you can give your input on where bicycle improvements are most needed.