Bob Downs, president of Planet Bike, was in town a little while ago, and he and his group stopped into the bike shop. One of the things on their mind was an item with which I’ve recently become enamored: generator lights. It seems that Planet Bike will be bringing their expertise with LEDs to the generator light market.
This one goes out to all the moms out there with their kids at races, kids on their bikes, riding bikes, giving kids bikes, and just being moms.
When I was young, my mom let me ride my bike all day long, periodically handing me sandwiches, and then riding some more.
Ah yes, have we all not fantasized that we’d awake to find our fixed-gear, safety bike adorned with flowers and mounted by an erotic victorian girl …
- Suspended seat
- Toe clips
- Stick holding the bike up
While I’ve been in the trench warfare of flat tires and greasy chains, I’ve been wondering about the larger picture, keeping a look out for industry, market, and technology trends. I’m not talking about wishful thinking about what I’d like to see happen; I mean, I’d like to wake up to Jessica Alba in a thong cleaning my drivetrain, but that’s not very likely. I’m talking about forecasting what will happen in the next two years.