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Go Green With Your Bicycling!

 Bicycles, cyclists and cycling help keep the earth green and clean!

Cycling is a green activity in and of itself and simply by pedaling places instead of internal combusting around you're fighting global warming and saving the environment. Way to go! But, did you know that there are plenty of additional ways to go green with your cycling and protect Mother Earth even more?

For example, we've rounded up the following selection of green products we recommend and either stock or can order. All are environmentally friendly in their manufacture or are designed to help you ride more. If there are other green products you'd like to see us carry, please let us know, too!

 
 
Breezer's Uptown 8 is fully equipped for easy and fun commuting!
Spin around town in style on Breezer's Uptown 8. This practical ride boasts a light and nimble aluminum frame equipped with a host of commuter-ready parts you'll love. From its super-easy-shifting and low-maintenance internally geared Shimano 8-speed drivetrain, to its back-friendly upright riding position, to its easy-to-mount-and-dismount step-through frame, to its top-notch dynamo lighting system, the Uptown makes every outing fun and easy. Plus, with a suspension seatpost, plush seat, full chainguard, a rear rack, fenders and kickstand, you'll ride this beauty everywhere. Also available in a Men's version.
Pedro's Chainj is an excellent bicycle lubricant, plus it's made from renewable materials and is safe for people and our planet. Testing by top pro teams revealed this lube was perfect for mixed to wet conditions. It won the Tour de Beauce in the humidity of Quebec, the Fitchburg-Longsjo Classic in New England rain, and the US Cross Country Championships in the dust of Northern California, so it can handle your area, too, while protecting the environment at the same time! 
Pedros Chainj is great for your bike and safe for the environment, too!
 
Burly's Flatbed lets you haul just about anything!
Burley's Flatbed is a great way to take just about anything along. Haul your bottles and cans to the recycler, then bring a bag of mulch home from the store. Do your grocery shopping or laundry. Toss on your cooler and hibachi and pedal to the park. The Flatbed is ready! And it easily attaches to most bicycles with Burley's stout hitch, and is made from strong and light aluminum for durability and ease of use. It carries a full 100 pounds of gear, folds for storage and comes with two sets of hold-down straps, too.
Resource Revival's Sprocket Clock is the conscientious way to tell time. Constructed from recycled materials, this wall-hanging timepiece proudly states your love of cycling, too! It's 6 inches in diameter and runs on a single AA battery (included). 
The Sprocket Clock is made from recycled bicycle parts!
 Raleigh's Coasting bike features automatic shifting!
Raleigh's Coasting bike is as user-friendly as it sounds. It's designed to make biking practical and fun for everyone so more people get out of their cars and onto bikes. You'll love the plush springer-style saddle and relaxed upright riding position. But, what'll wow you is the automatic drivetrain that senses changes in the terrain and shifts the gears for you for a totally worry-free ride. There's also a handy front rack for your gear. Swing by for a test ride to see how easy biking can be. Also available in a Women's version.
When you commit to commuting by bicycle you shouldn't gamble with the elements. The ultra-packable and featherweight Zephrr Jacket from Pearl Izumi is water-resistant and breathable and features an insulating microfleece collar and spandex at the waist and cuffs for an ultra-comfortable and contoured fit. Pearl's Zephrr fabric is supple and compact, too, allowing the Zephrr to fold into its own pocket for easy storage. Plus, the reflective details keep you visible at night!Pearl Izumi's Zephyrr Jacket is perfect for commuting!
Electra's Amsterdam lets you go green in style!Style- and Earth-conscious commuters love Electra's Amsterdam Classic. Displaying plenty of Euro elegance, it sports a great-riding and rugged steel frame, fenders, a wheel guard, a built-in generator light, a rear rack and a 3-speed internal drivetrain with fully-enclosed chain for everyday practicality. While coworkers and passersby coo over your impeccable sense of transportation style, you'll savor the zippy ride, plush leather saddle, easy-to-use twist-shifter and fun bell. Also available in a Men's version.
Topeak's MTX BeamRack is an awesome way to add commuting capacity to bikes that won't accept conventional racks, such as full-suspension mountain bikes. The quick-release mount clamps firmly to your seatpost and this rugged rack boasts durable aluminum construction capable of supporting up to 20-pounds with ease. Topeak's MTX BeamRack fits on almost any bike!

These are just a few of our green products. Swing by our store to see our full selection!