Category Archives: Bicycles

Free Custom Commuter Bike

That’s right, you could win a $3,000 hand-built custom commuter bike from Black Sheep Bikes in Fort Collins, CO.  All you have to do to win this sweet ride is agree to donate your ’84 Dodge Neon (or similar rust … Continue reading

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The Secret Greasy Handshake: basic bike repair classes for gals and guys

Some people have no more interest in learning to repair their bicycles than they do their automobiles.  They get a flat they call a tow truck.  Unless you are a member of the Better World Club,the bicycle friendly version of … Continue reading

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Red Bikes Diaries

My friend Linsey had been looking to upgrade a bit from her well-used Electra Townie commuter bike.  In addition to wanting a new ride, she was bit by the loop-frame bug and wanted a new ride, but with the elegant … Continue reading

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FS: Be like Dave(s) ’53 Raleigh Sport

Dave from Portlandize has a cool 1953 Raleigh Sport for sale.  I might not normally pass that info on around here, except for the fact that he updated his bike almost exactly as I  updated my ’36 Raleigh Sport. It even … Continue reading

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Bike Sale 5/21 at Boys and Girls Club

Early heads up: The Bike Club at the Mary Ryan Branch of the Boys and Girls Club will be having their annual bike sale from 10am until 2pm, Saturday May 21st. The shop is located in the NW corner of … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

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Used Batavus on Milwaukee Craigslist

I saw this on the local Craigslist and thought I would share it because opportunities to purchase a Dutch commuter bike are few and far between in Milwaukee.  I have no relation to the seller. Just picture yourself a native … Continue reading

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