Commercial Resources
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A.N.T.: Alternative Needs Transportation
Practical and funky bikes, frames, and parts from Mike Flanigan of Massachusetts.

Bicycle Czar
Little shop in Santa Rosa, California, specializing in used vintage bicycles and components. Includes online store.

Bike Bag Shop
An online store that sells only bicycle luggage, backpacks, and racks. Good selection of practical stuff. Same crew also operates the Bike Trailer shop. The brick-and-mortar store is in Flagstaff, Arizona.

Buffalo Blue Bicycles
Community bicycle "library" in Buffalo, providing access to free use of a fleet of shared bicycles for a small yearly fee.

If you're a real load hog, these utilitarian but bombproof racks might be just what you need.

Circle A Cycles
Frame-building anarchists from Rhode Island. The real thing, not the pretentious lout type. Pretty bikes too!

Dero Bicycle Racks
Designs and manufactures bicycle storage, parking racks, bike lockers, and more. Provides assistance and resources for companies and organizations trying to accommodate bicycle-borne visitors.

Downtube Bikes
Inexpensive folding bikes, most with suspension. Sturmey-Archer 8-speed options available.

Flying Pigeon LA
China's famous Flying Pigeon utility bike comes arrives in Los Angeles in all its Mao-jacketed glory! Flying Pigeon LA also sells them mail-order from its website.

Fossil Fool
For all you Critical Massers and Midnight Ridazz and bar cruisers and party bikers and just folks who ride at night in the deep dark city, Fossil Fool provides, yes, neon! You can't say you've pimped your ride without a set of these, so check 'em out! Also a lot of rockin' writin' from this SF-based biking krew.

Gazelle Cycle Imports Australia
Genuine Dutch commuters reach Oz: Holland's best-known bike brand has arrived Downunder. There is an alternative to Mad-Maxing-out your credit card buying all that silly petrol, after all!

Harris Cyclery
Parts, parts, and more parts...all the parts, all the time. Home and hundreds of pages of teh late Shedlon Brown's bike history, advice, tech tips, and lore, as well as the stuff to buy.

Specialists in fixed-gear and singlespeed bikes and their components.

Jitensha Studio
A tiny shop in Berkeley, home of bicycle sensei Hiroshi Iimura, featuring superb production and custom frames and a wise selection of components.

Longleaf Bicycles
Plenty of stuff for practical urban cycling, including Xtracycle gear, fixie fixin's, European city bikes, versatile frames, dynamo lighting, kid hauling stuff, folders, fenders, and more.

Orange 20 Bikes
In East Hollywood's Hel-Mel "Bicycle District," this shop, founded by two Bicycle Kitchen "cooks," has become one of Los Angeles' most-loved bike shops, and continues its tradition of community involvement even as it grows and grows.

Peace Coffee
Roaster and purveyor of fair-trade coffee in the Twin Cities area and by mail-order online. Delivers in its local area by bicycle trailer.

Peter White Cycles
Curmudgeonly Peter Jon White in the far Northeast is a master wheelbuilder and leading US purveyor of dynamo lighting systems, studded tires for winter riding, and other obscure but liberating products.

Public Bikes
Sweet city bikes and accessories for urban commuters, shoppers, and lingedrers. Mostly house-designed stuff. Lots of good things here.

Property Room
Auction site founded by ex-cops to re-sell items destined for local police auctions. Link takes you directly to bicycle section. Includes "Steal It Back" section, where you can register the serial number of your stolen bike; if they have it, they will return it to the police department where they found it to be returned to you at no charge.

Real Goods
Their list of "products for an ecologically sustainable future" includes composting systems, energy-efficient light bulbs, solar power & heating, wind & hydro, and much more. No need to stop being clean when you get off the bike!

Rivendell Bicycle Works
Custom and production lugged steel frames, a philosophy favoring elegance and simplicity, and hard-to-find parts and accessories for the practical cyclist.

Six Day Bicycle Race
Promotional website for the book and film histories of six-day bicycle racing, a fixed-gear event that was once the biggest spectator sport in the US.

SF-based design house offering production frames, some house-designed parts, and a selection of components and accessories.

Surly Bikes
Frames, parts, and components with a cutting-edge flair.

Townsend Cycles Ltd.
Elegant, understated, perfectly gorgeous custom frames and builds from Monrovia, California. Greg Townsend is one of our riding buddies, and he knows and loves fixed, road, and touring bikes as few others do.

Vanilla Bicycles
Elegant, expensive, tough, and beautiful. Sacha White really goes too far...but then, somebody has to.

Velo Orange
Manufacturers and purveyors of parts and accessories for randonneurs and cyclo-tourists.

Wallingford Bicycle Parts
Friendly establishment in New Orleans, carrying Brooks saddles, Carradice bags, Tubus racks, Schwalbe tires, ands other items worthy of the hard-core transportational bicyclist.

WorkCycles is Holland's workbike, cargo trike and Dutch city bike specialist. Offers bikes for: Child transport for families; grocery, parcel, & postal delivery; snack vending, promotion, advertising; industrial internal transport; and perfect urban transport for everyone. Website is in English, German, & Dutch.