Momentum Mag - smart living by bike Momentum Mag is an independent media company that promotes, encourages and inspires smart living by bike. en-us Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:24:15 GMT Win an OnGuard Brute STD U-Lock Momentum Mag is giving away an OnGuard Brute STD U-Lock. Enter by Sunday, August 24, 2014 for your chance to win.

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City Spotlight – Toronto Momentum Mag's City Spotlight shows you where to go, where to stay, how to get a bike, and what to do in destinations around the world.

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Mail Order Bikes With online bicycle sales gaining traction, Momentum Mag decided it was time to take to our laptops and try our hand at ordering bikes online.

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Andy and Sandi's Handmade Bilenky Touring Tandem At the 2014 North American Handmade Bicycle Show, Andy and Sandi Bezanilla arrived to meet their brand new tandem touring bike.

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The Art of Play: Jonathan Igharas aka DJ Trike Wanting to inspire sustainable practice in others, Jonathan Igharas combined his two passions, music and bikes, and developed the DJ Trike.

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Coffee Outside Go, get outside, make pictures, build community, and share the fun of #coffeeoutside.

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5 Great Rail-Trails for Exploring Rail-trails are now integral avenues through some of our biggest cities.

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Discover the Trans Canada Trail Stretching from the Atlantic coast of Newfoundland to the Pacific coast of British Columbia, the Trans Canada Trail winds its way across mountains, plains, and rainforest.

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How to Handle a Hot Summer Commute An everyday rider can gain health benefits while riding at low intensity in the heat. So saddle up, drink plenty of water, and ride easy all summer long.

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L.A. Bike Trains L.A. Bike Trains are free group commutes designed to help new riders feel comfortable on a social, and fun, ride to work.

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The Bike Friday Haul-a-Day is Light, Agile, and Custom-built for Your Needs Bike Friday has introduced the Haul-a-Day, a cargo bike with a focus on handling and versatility that is designed to be light, short, and agile.

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Electra Debuts Loft Line of City Bikes This Autumn, Electra Bicycle Company expands their lifestyle collection with Loft, a range of city bikes designed for every day, practical use.

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Six Beautiful Handlebar Grips Grab on to these beautiful bicycle handlebar grips made of natural materials.

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Compact Concepts Bikes + Innovation. Nik Badminton looks at compact concepts for bikes and one super speed machine.

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We Need More Open Streets! An Open Streets event opens large stretches of major streets to people and allows them to walk, ride their bikes, and enjoy community activities in a safe and open space that is closed off to cars.

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The Mighty King Arthur Thigh Stretch This yoga posture is the King of thigh stretches.

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Five Great Rides This summer, check out one of these five great destinations featuring fantastic bike routes.

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Contest Closed: Win a CARGO Flexx Enter to win a CARGO Flexx this week on the Contests Blog. Contest closes Sunday, August 17, 2014.

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Bike Shop – G&O Family Cyclery Davey Oil and Tyler Gillies opened G&O Family Cyclery in October 2013, a full service shop that specializes in bicycles for families.

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Pedaling Through the Pain For Charis Hill, movement is crucial and her bike is central to this need.

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Food Bikes Bike-based food carts serve everything from organic popsicles to cold-brew coffee – appealing to consumers who support small, eco-friendly food producers or simply want good food on the go.

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NYNE Cruiser Bike Speaker Review Momentum Mag reviews the NYNE Cruiser Bike Speaker.

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Contest Closed: Win an ABUS Granit Plus 470 U-Lock Enter to win an ABUS Granit Plus 470 U-Lock this week on the Contests Blog. Contest closes Sunday, August 10, 2014.

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Andrea Wong’s Waxed Canvas Bike Bag Stunning, sustainable, and handcrafted bike bag is a must have.

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We Want to Walk a Mile in El Naturalista’s Colorful Heels Make a splash in these colorful shoes.

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Contest Closed: Win a Timbuk2 Tandem Pannier Bag Momentum Mag is giving away a Timbuk2 Tandem Pannier Bag. Enter by Sunday, August 3, 2014 for your chance to win.

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Atir Cycles Single-speed/ Fixed Gear Bike Review As part of our mail order bikes series from Momentum Mag issue 66 July/ August 2014, Phoebe Redlin reviews the Atir Cycles Single-speed/ Fixed Gear Bike.

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Big Shot Bikes Custom Single-speed Review As part of our mail order bikes series from Momentum Mag issue 66 July/ August 2014, Dave Niddrie reviews the Big Shot Bikes custom single-speed bike.

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Single Bikes Custom Mixte Review As part of our mail order bikes series from Momentum Mag issue 66 July/ August 2014, Sandra Allen reviews the Single Bikes Custom Mixte bike.

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Learning to Ride Bikes at the Top of the World Lukla, Nepal, is home to the world's highest bicycle park where locals and visitors can learn to ride.

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The Bike Design Project – Ultimate Urban Utility Bikes Revealed In five cities, Chicago, New York, Portland, San Francisco, and Seattle, design firms and bike builders were paired together and given the task of innovating bikes designed for daily use.

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Spurcycle Ringer Bell Review Momentum Mag reviews the Spurcycle Ringer Bell.

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6 Handy Rear Bicycle Baskets Rear baskets are a great way to comfortably carry bags, pursues, groceries, and even pets.

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First Timbuk2 Store Opens in Canada Timbuk2, whose distinctive bags are commonly spotted on the backs of many urban commuters, will open the company’s fifth retail store in Toronto, ON, making it the brand's first retail store in Canada

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Is That an E-Bike? Will e-bikes catch on in North America? Two great companies are doing their part to make e-bikes more attractive by changing the aesthetics of e-bikes.

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Plan a Bike Picnic in 15 Minutes A gentle breeze and sun that wants to warm your back is calling. What would be better than a picnic by bike?

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Legacy Frameworks Rambler Legacy Frameworks creates fun and comfortable city bikes in Illinois.

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Be Chic BE NY Fashion Show Look Book 2014 Momentum Mag's Be Chic BE NY Fashion Show Look Book 2014 from Bike Expo NY.

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Space Dragons Bike Adventure – Monkey Light M232 MonkeyLectric captures the fun Monkey Light feeling in their Space Dragons video.

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Contest Closed: Win a Woof Cycle Bike Trotter Momentum Mag is giving away a Woof Cycle Bike Trotter. Enter by Sunday, July 27, 2014 for your chance to win.

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Meet the 2014 Blackburn Rangers Blackburn, designer and developer of innovative cycling products and accessories, announced today the induction of four new adventure cyclists into the 2014 Blackburn Ranger “Out There” program.

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5 Ways to Carry Pets by Bike Five ways to carry your pets by bike. Plus, one way to take rover for a walk while you ride.

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Mosi Bicycles Launches Mode Line of City Bikes Mosi Bicycles has taken classic forms and added in modern technologies and components that require less maintenance while delivering lasting performance.

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Bragda's Homegrown Focus Greg and Maja aim to promote how great cycling feels through their upstart brand Bragda.

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Woof Cycle Bike Trotter Review Momentum Mag Reviews the Woof Cycle Bike Trotter.

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The Internet of Bikes, Umbrella-sized Design, and Finding Your Balance The Bikes + Innovation series will find and share interesting developments and innovations that could attract more people to riding bikes through smart design and technology.

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Allo Velo – It Takes a Village to Build a Bike Shop Allo Velo, a bike boutique and cafe in Montreal, Quebec, focuses on Dutch-style bicycles, bespoke accessories, and imported cargo bikes.

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This Is My Opus – Urbanista The second installment of Opus' five-part video series follows two young women catching up over a cup of coffee after their yoga session in the park.

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Contest Closed: Win a Detours Fremonster Flap Pannier Momentum Mag is giving away a Detours Fremonster Flap Pannier. Enter by Sunday, July 20, 2014 for your chance to win.

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Levi's Commuter Workspaces and Denim Brooks Saddles Iconic denim brand Levi’s has launched a creative hub, gathering place, and community resource center that will open in Brooklyn, Los Angeles, and London.

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