Issue 46

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It's summertime and festival season, so kick up your heels with Momentum. In this issue we feature the cities of Colorado's Front Range: Boulder, Fort Collins and Denver; we celebrate the soul of beach cruisers, plus there are articles in this issue on everything from sleek trailer designs, to a skookum sound set-up for your bike and even a recipe for granola to keep your energy high while you ride and enjoy the sunshine.

Patrick Barber

Biker Discounts and Incentives at Businesses Near You!

Get great deals at some bike-friendly establishments in Portland. more »

Jul 22, 2010 4:50 PM 2 Comments

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Thomas Miller

Bike-in/ Bike-out Restaurant Proposed for Madison

From an island in Manitowish Waters, Wisconsin, where on his week-long bike tour to Lake Superior, Christopher Berge took a break within 100 miles of his destination to talk about his unique restaurant concept. more »

Jul 22, 2010 11:39 AM News

Gear Star Rating System

Momentum has implemented a new system for ranking the products we review on a scale of one to five stars. more »

Jul 6, 2010 5:29 PM Gear

KEEN Newport H2 Sandals

Comfortable, closed-toe sandals that are great for summer riding. more »

Jul 6, 2010 12:27 PM 3 Comments

Instructor Geoff MacDonald teaches students of the Cycle Back Program how to overhaul cranks and bottom brackets.

Amy Walker

Mighty Riders Launches Cycle Back Program

The Cycle Back program teaches bike repair skills to people who have been homeless or at risk, and who are making the transition off the street. more »

Jul 5, 2010 4:45 PM 1 Comments

Patagonia Women’s Pin Back Top

Quick to dry, easy to clean, just don't forget the sunscreen. more »

Jul 5, 2010 1:44 PM

Patagonia Men's Three Trees Shirt

Comfy and good for the environment, who could ask for more from a plaid shirt? more »

Jul 5, 2010 1:44 PM

OR Odd Job Hat

Hat lovers will love the OR Odd Job Hat more »

Jul 5, 2010 1:41 PM

ExOfficio Nio Amphi Convertible Pants

An all around versatile, comfortable pant that easily converts into shorts. more »

Jul 5, 2010 1:34 PM ,

Jeff Clark

July/ August 2010 Bike News

Contest to get more women on bikes; Illinois has drivers stop at all intersections for pedestrians; NYC cyclist numbers rise; Columbus, OH soon to accommodate all road uses; fifth annual Georgia Bikes draws 1,800 cyclists. more »

Jul 5, 2010 12:14 PM News

Sonya Cotton

The San Francisco Slappity Slapdown 2010

E-bike kits tested in America's steepest city. more »

Jul 1, 2010 11:57 PM 3 Comments

Elliott Rader

Online Trip: Planning Tools Getting Better

The internet is making it easier for cyclists to map specific routes when riding in the city. Makes life a little easier, right? more »

Jul 1, 2010 11:55 PM

Marissa Howard

Steelin' Wheels: How Bike Theft Works in Portland

An inside look at how and why bicycles are stolen in Portland with tips on how to keep your ride safe. more »

Jul 1, 2010 11:25 PM 1 Comments

Adrienne Johnson

Five on Bikes!

Adrienne Johnson writes about her self-propelled family of five. more »

Jul 1, 2010 10:58 PM 4 Comments

Neither Here Nor There

David Hay discusses a recent decision by the BC Court of Appeal to apportion 50 percent of the blame to a cyclist involved in an accident with a left-turning driver. more »

Jul 1, 2010 10:05 PM 2 Comments

Amy Walker

A Quarter Century of Vancouver’s Bicycle Advisory Committee

A look back on the history and achievements of Vancouver's BAC over the past 25 years. more »

Jul 1, 2010 9:59 PM

Amy Walker

Weber Monoporter Trailer

Chris Keam reviews the single-wheel, lightweight trailer. more »

Jul 1, 2010 9:42 PM Carry Stuff

Bill Castanier

July/August 2010 Gleanings

Memorial cargo trailers, trigger shifts and a bike-towed piano. more »

Jul 1, 2010 9:28 PM

Jeff Ouelette

Real Life on a Bike – Robert Anderson, Maryland's Practical Cyclist

Robert Anderson turned a health problem into an opportunity for a lifestyle change, and now enjoys more than just the health benefits of cycling. more »

Jul 1, 2010 8:48 PM Features 2 Comments

Amy Walker

Fast Food Couriers - Because You Can't Fax a Sandwich

Whether you need files delivered after office hours or a delicious meal to see you through the evening, Fast Food Couriers can help you out. more »

Jul 1, 2010 8:45 PM 1 Comments