Dude from Minneapolis builds a tallbike. A collapsing tallbike. He boxes it up, and takes it to Rwanda. While there he hooks up with Tom Ritchey, races his extremely tall singlespeed in the wooden bike classic, and helps the Rwandan coffee farmers get better prices for their coffee by distributing longtail bikes and microloans.
The Dutch government is taking firm measures to discourage cars. Sundays are no car days, SUVs are taxed, and the more you pollute the more you pay. Read on and rejoice. And check the 3-level bike parking structure in this Amsterdam documentary
During Interbike we’ll look for the Dutchness and blog it up. New models are coming to the US from Batavus, including the Lightning.
We’re expanding our Interbike presence and coverage this year with the Hugga Hookup, during the Criterum Championship. At the hookup we’ll have products, industry, racing coverage, blogging, and podcasting. The hookup is about creating community during Interbike, talking about what we do, hanging out, and watching the bike race.
So far, we’re hooking up with
How to hookup
Show up at our tent during the race. Bring your product, yourself, a great idea, your industry stories, and hang out. If you’re a blogger, come and blog with us. The details
- You & Bike Hugger
- The Hugga Hook Up
- World Criterium Championships, Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Las Vegas
- Thursday, September 27, 2007
- 6:00 PDT
- Just show up
Team Bike Hugger
Our team is racing the Industry Cup in our new kits and either rejoicing after we finish or recovering after getting dropped!
We’re easy to spot, we look like this photo.
Props to Swagger
The hugga hookup is a concept we’ve been working on for a while and it came together with the help of Ravi and the Swagger LLC crew organizing the race.