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Author Archives: Urban Jeff

URBAN VELO PRINTS FINAL ISSUE

After more than seven years, Urban Velo printed its 45th and final regularly scheduled issue. Since 2007, the publication has documented bicycle culture in cities around the world. Urban Velo not only reflected the state of city cycling, it encouraged a global cycling culture. While the mainstream cycling media barely took notice, Urban Velo’s founders […] Continue reading »

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Issue #45 – Available Online

Contents Include: Classics Bronx Club, Product Reviews, The Comedown, Grave Consequences, Product Spotlight, Product Reviews, and I Love Riding in the City. Download it for free online.
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For your “Black Friday” Shopping Pleasure

We get a number of press releases about Black Friday… Here are a few companies that are offering specials. • Upright Cyclist – Enter PILGRIM at checkout • DZR Shoes – Use promo code BLACK40 • Blaq – Everything is 20% off • Timbuk2 – Daily deals • Fyxation – Use coupon code BLACKFRIDAY Feel free […] Continue reading »

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D-Fix Rear Hub

Remove your quick-release rear wheel without having to deal with the chain. I think Tullio would approve. Via… Continue reading »

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WOHO Ghost Bike Grips and Handlebar Tape

WOHO has updated their lineup with two new ways to keep your hands on the bars. Both feature their latest graphics, which depict skulls and lightning bolts. Very metal, indeed. The grips will be pretty familiar to anyone who’s used lock-on grips in the past. They’ve got aluminum clamps, 3 mm hex screws and a […] Continue reading »

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Upright Cyclist Workshirt

From Upright Cyclist: We just dropped the Workshirt, it’s a great piece. It’s styled in an institutional gray, and has some attitude. It’s built in a breathable polyester, is double stitched and bar tacked and is DWR finished to shed light precipitation. Color matched reflective paneling has been added to the rear shoulders and also […] Continue reading »

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Scott Spitz on the cover of Runner’s World

Urban Velo’s own contributing web editor Scott Spitz is on the cover of the December 2014 issue of Runner’s World. They said, “Spitz’s tenacity, humility, and hope embody the best of running ideals.” Read more. Continue reading »

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SyCip Launches Online Shop

SyCip is best known for their custom frames, which have won awards and acclaim over the years. Recently, Jeremy has been working with the good folks at SimWorks in Japan to develop a line of handlebars. Pictured at left are the JJ Bars, one of their four offerings. They just opened an online shop so […] Continue reading »

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SyCip Launches Online Shop

SyCip is best known for their custom frames, which have won awards and acclaim over the years. Recently, Jeremy has been working with the good folks at SimWorks in Japan to develop a line of handlebars. Pictured at left are the JJ Bars, one of their four offerings. They just opened an online shop so […] Continue reading »

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Upright Cyclist Lakeshore Jacket and 12.5 OZ Riding Denim

Upright Cyclist is a Boulder-based apparel brand with a clear cut mission, “To design functional commuting apparel and accessories that perform like bike clothes when called upon, but look and feel like everyday clothes.” In other words, these are real clothes for people who ride bikes, not cycling apparel that looks like everyday street wear. […] Continue reading »

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