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Axiom Gear gets featured in Open Air Life Father’s day guide

juin 14th, 2011

This Sunday, June 19th is father’s day. A day where we celebrate, well, Fathers. For me this will be my fist Father’s day and I am pretty excited about having been initiated into the realm of fatherhood. But this post really has nothing to do with me, other than the fact that I am writing […]

Commuting to Work: the things they don’t tell you.

juin 2nd, 2011

My commuting to work plans have turned out to be shaky. There are a lot of things that people don’t tell you about before you start commuting. I’ve ridden bikes for a long time and I love riding, but actually using my bicycle as a mid to longer distance commuting tool is a relatively new […]

Another Bike to Work Week is only days away, Will you ride?

mai 24th, 2011

It’s May, and though the weather might being doing its best to pull the wool over our eyes, summer is just around the corner. And that means that soon we may actually get a glimpse of the elusive daystar. This also means that perfect commuting weather is also here, well, almost… positive thoughts. Regardless of […]

Silencing Brake Squeal: How to regain the sweet sound of silence

mai 9th, 2011

Part 1 Rim Brakes – Caliper Style If you have rim brakes, then you have probably suffered from brake squeal. Like the cry of a banshee being eaten by a sphinx, it may be one of the most unpleasant sounds ever know to human kind. And unfortunately it is not a mythical beast from the […]

Axiom Journey Disc and Rainrunner Fenders Review by EcoVelo.

mai 4th, 2011

Okay, this is actually a review of the Norco Ceres bicycle, but because we were sending the crew at EcoVelo a bike, I managed to have some Axiom gear included with it. We included an Axiom Journey Disc rack, which was selected because of the flexibility of the mounting options it provided. Along for the […]

My bike isn’t as fast as I remember it, or is it just me?

mai 4th, 2011

This winter left me in a somewhat less than ideal shape. The addition of a new member to our family meant that my time on a bicycle was greatly reduced. With moving to a new home and going to school while working full time, well, that meant that I spent a great deal of time […]

Photo Shoots: The Early Season Madness begins

avril 21st, 2011

The bicycle season is upon us already, it seems like just yesterday that I was on a local ski hill, with spring a distant pondering in my mind. Yet, it is officially spring, May is only a hair over a week away and around here it is photo shoot season once again. To be honest this is […]

« Man Zou » encore presentation is tonight

mars 3rd, 2011

« Man Zou » Encore Presentation on KCTS 9 – Tonight – 3/3 – 10pm Just a quick reminder that Man Zou: Beijing to Shanghai will be re-airing TONIGHT, Thursday 3/3, on Northwest PBS affiliate KCTS 9 at 10:00pm as a part of the Reel NW series. Be sure to set your DVR and forward along this […]

Communication is key: how being obvious is being safe on a bicycle

février 15th, 2011

If you work in an office, I do, then you have probably experienced the strange and troubling phenomenon of communications break down. It can be a disruptive and most distracting occurrence. The result is usually confusion, a string of long emails and somebody making an error in judgment. All of these things could generally have […]

Lighten up, get the right lights for your riding.

février 7th, 2011

Rob, one of the tech’s here is what I would call a die-hard commuter; rain or shine he rides to work almost every day of the year. If you were to pass Rob while driving to work you couldn’t help but notice him because he is covered in lights, much like a very bright holiday […]