Archive for March 2011

DBC City Bike Design adds to the mix in Boston

By Patrick Kelleher-Calnan Moving a business is generally a trying affair. Dan Sorger, owner of DBC City Bike Design (formerly the Dutch Bicycle Company) compares his shop’s recent move from Somerville to downtown Boston to the time a local anesthetic wore off during his knee surgery. But he is positive about the new location. “This…

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The 2011 North American Handmade Bicycle Show

By Greg Ralich One week back from Austin, TX and I can still just barely wrap my head around the awe-inspiring production that was the 2011 North American Handmade Bicycle Show.  NAHBS, for short, is a collection of more than 150 frame builders, bicycle designers, component manufacturers, and their wares; NAHBS is nothing short of…

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Transportation Icons Call Bike Advocates “Unstoppable”

[Publisher’s note: The report below was written by Carolyn Szczepanski, communications coordinator at the Alliance for Biking and Walking. It was published on their blog this morning and we’ve re-posted it below with Ms. Szczepanski’s permission. – BCU] Wearing his signature bow tie and Velcro strap around his pant leg, Congressman Earl Blumenauer arced his…

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