Tuesday
Apr152014

Brazed to Amaze

Riddle: What kind of cyclist can and will take her bike on any vehicle to travel through rain, and yes, even snow, on a miserable Sunday evening to come see a bicycle?  The answer, of course, is a Bromptonite.  Riders of the British folding bicycle take pride in their ability and willingness to make it to any gathering of like-minded zealots, and our celebration of Brompton's 25th Anniversary bicycle was no exception...

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Tuesday
Apr152014

A Raleigh's Rebirth

In the Spring of 1973 a young Mr. Barton was looking to replace a recently stolen bike. He made a great choice, and picked up a Raleigh International from his local British bike dealer in Chicago. This bike soon treated him to countless rides around the area's lakefront trails. The lightweight racer was also a more than capable companion for weekend centuries throughout Wisconsin. As time went on, this bike saw less and less action. While raising his son Michael in the 90's, the bike was put into storage.  But, when Michael moved to DC earlier this year he decided to bring the bike with him...

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Friday
Apr042014

Grace's Light & Motion Urban 400

Riding back and forth between Hyattsville, Maryland and BicycleSPACE has forced me to invest in a good lighting system. Day or night, I use my Light & Motion Urban 400 to light my way home, to school, or to work. Because of my varying destinations and schedule, my commute takes me across the Anacostia Tributary Trails in MD into the streets of DC, and on to the Metropolitan Branch Trail, during all hours of the day...

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Saturday
Mar292014

Christopher Rabadi 

In this Friend of the Shop Series entry we talk with our buddy Chris about riding and the upcoming racing season...

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Wednesday
Mar262014

Taste of Spring 

With only teases of warm weather throughout March, the Bromptonites of Washington, DC jumped at the chance on a nice day to ride and check out the recently opened Dolcezza Gelato Factory, just up the block from Union Market...

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Wednesday
Mar262014

March Madness Markdown Showdown 2014

This March has truly been a mad one. Snow this late in the year, an ever widening vortex of craziness that is the DC mayoral race, and then there's BicycleSPACE’s annual March Madness Markdown Showdown... 

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