Author Archive for Brian

Owner/Editor of Industryoutsider.com, outdoor enthusiast, photographer, animal lover, and collector of gadgets, cameras, knives, and firearms. Recreational shooter, and 2A supporter. A former competitive cyclist, I'm all about promoting bicycles as a transportation alternative. Life's too short to take things to seriously. Have fun. A bad day outdoors beats a good day at the office every time.

Performance news

If you’re anywhere near Peoria, Arizona, you may like this bit of news that Stuart, from Performance, just sent over: Performance Bicycle, America’s #1 Bicycle Shop, Rides into Peoria, AZ March 13, 2007 — Performance Bicycle, the nation’s most popular…

Yakima gets off track

Not the company that makes the cool roof racks, but the city of Yakima, in Washington.They’re working on a plan to create and enforce an 8 MPH speed limit on city-owned park trails. The details indicate that violators could face…

$1.3 billion for bicycle storage?

When the new Bank of America tower opens in New York next year, it will be the city’s second-tallest building. A building of this size has enormous heating, cooling, and lighting costs. In an effort to reduce these costs, as…

Let’s send Mr. Ford to Shanghai…

I’d say China is making a certain Canadian politician look mighty ass-backwards. Apparently, the traffic authorities in the city of Shanghai are going to link cycling lanes around the city in 2007 to create a network of lanes with no…