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Check out The Practical Pedal‘s photo contest:

All you have to do is submit a photo (or many, there’s no limit to entries) that somehow depicts practical cycling. Use your imagination: ridiculous loads, family picnics, frilly skirts, suits and ties, anything that shows bikes being used as a means of transport. Entering is easy, just submit your photo(s) to our Flickr group between now and September 1, 2007.

Go to www.practicalpedal.com for more info.

Fixed Gear Friday winner

David Byrd from Boise, Idaho answered the questions correctly and is the winner of the “Gas Sucks, Ride a bike” poster courtesy of KHS Bicycles. Thanks to everyone that participated.

Bakfietsen


Image from The Dutch Bicycle Company

I got my first issue of the Practical Pedal and read an article about these Cargo Bikes. At almost 3 grand, they are not cheap but I can see the practicality of them. Having the kids in front is an awesome idea, and the cargo space is huge.

Developed in Holland and imported to the U.S. by the Dutch Bicycle Company (and sold through dealers such as Clever Cycles,) the Bakfiets is the bicycle equivalent of a minivan. But this Dutch invasion is just the first wave. Several U.S. manufacturers make, or plan to make, Bakfietsen of their own.

Source: The Practical Pedal

Can this bike be the next SUV?

Fixed Gear Friday!

Hey boys and girls, well its our favorite day of the week! Fixed Gear Friday! Yay!

For today’s installment of Fixed Gear Friday, I wanted to share some beautiful pictures of my morning commute. This is Craig Regional Park located in Brea,Ca. Here’s a little bridge I cross every time I ride to work. Fixed Gear Friday wouldn’t be complete without a picture of my fixed gear bike!

Here’s a beautiful bird, mmm doesn’t he look yummy!

This is a stream where you can catch crawdads in!

Don’t forget to enter our Fixed Gear Friday contest, or as Moe called it “Fixie Friday”. Read the question carefully, he is being sneaky!

Well that’s it for now, stay tuned next week when we bring you another posting about Fixed Gear Fridays!