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Bicycle DIY – How to Make a Cargo Trailer for your Bike!

When I used to go to middle school about 20 years ago, I used to have a rack for my alto saxophone I’d carry to school.  It was very heavy and the ropes made my bike look like a bike SUV. (if there’s such a thing)

Anyways, here’s a cool bicycle DIY on how to make a cargo trailer for your bike, sorta like motorcycles.

The front half is an old 26er mtb frame that I had been using as an errand/beater bike. The back half is a 29er mtb frame that I had purchased online a couple years ago… it showed up with a bad head tube/dow

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Top 10 Eco-Friendly and Green Gadgets!

Hi All,

I must have had my watch set to a day earlier, Earth Day was yesterday but I figured 1 day late is never too late for eco-friendly gadgets.

So here’s a round-up of various different eco-friendly and green gadgets you can buy to save the world:

Solar Alarm Clock – Great stuff, they should make all alarm clocks with a solar panel. How hard is that? Probably not that hard, look at all the caculator

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Cool DIY LED Bike Light System

Check out this cool LED Bike Light system you can make!

This can be made to be just a headlight or both a headlight/taillight bike light system.

My NiteRider light was off getting fixed at the factory and I needed something for my daily commute. I have used it in a 45 minute pouring rain commute on the way in to work and it worked like a champ.


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Tow Motorcycle

Check out the tow motorcycle:

What you’re looking at here is a Honda Goldwing motorcycle with a special attachment you’re not going to find as an option at any dealership. The Towcycle (probably not its actual name) is capable of a very impressive transformation that would make any Autobot proud. A large mechanism on the back of the bike unfolds via a series of pistons and motors to reveal a trailer that can actually be used to tow cars.

Now keep in mind the Towcycle is probably no where near as versati

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Conference biking in the snow…hehe…

User experience of conference biking in minnesota….

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Conference Bike = Bike powered by multiple bikers???

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you know, i’ve seen some bikes before, but this one is great!

Over the weekend, I spotted this conference bike for the first time in my life

by In-N-Out Burgers (my favorite) near Fishermen’s Wharf in SF.

I guess the guy uses it to take people on a bike tour around San Francisco and Golden Gate

Bridge… Next time my fr

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