Tag Archives: Arkel

Booking it in Door County

Inside the handlebar bag: five books I bought this summer in Door County, Wisconsin. Buying five books in a week’s time, at least once a year, is not an indulgence; it’s a necessity. I’m supporting businesses I care about in … Continue reading

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Day 9. #30daysofbiking

The last time I rode with a Kirtland bag on the handlebars, I was looking at brake housing, not derailleur housing. Times change. Craig Burgess–banjo player, recumbent rider, woodworker and, now, Indiana state building commissioner–gave me the bag a while … Continue reading

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Modified with Arkel: Eclipse pannier

The Arkel Bug is huge. The Eclipse is small, gray and old. But now they have something in common: the same high-quality mounting system. Continue reading

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Sit down and quit worrying. Or, pedal around above the ground

Scientific research and journalism are, for the most part, incompatible, and for a simple reason: science is based on the repetition of results and journalism is centered on ephemeral headlines. Case in point: recent news articles that contend the act … Continue reading

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Denver shares bicycles; Florida profits from them

Bike sharing in Denver resulted in 102,000 bicycle rides in seven months. U.S. bike sharing data here. (Bikes Belong) Florida planning council says three trails put $42 million into the local economy annually. (Orlando Sentinel) Could better bicycle infrastructure reverse … Continue reading

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