Tag Archives: education

Come on, people, we’re not pedestrians….

As usual (whenever I write about bicycle laws), this is for information purposes only, not legal advice, blah blah blah. Pedestrians, it seems, can do no wrong.  They can jaywalk, cross against the red, cut off traffic, stagger drunkenly home … Continue reading

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Woo-hoo! Ice Cream for the Law-Abiding!

This morning, on my way to work, I met a local police officer on his bike, enforcing the stop sign at a busy intersection. I had seen him last week at the same intersection, so it wasn’t much of a … Continue reading

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$1000 to save $50? Huh?

Found this in a newspaper e-clipping today: With gas prices topping $3 a gallon, and expected to surpass $4 over the summer, local residents are relying on their bicycles to cut costs, for their daily commutes to work. “The price … Continue reading

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Boring techy follow-up

As I was composing my previous post (where apparently I’m in the top 1% of Americans), part of me wanted to clearly explain in a boring and technical post why she was wrong, and to show exactly how our singlespeed … Continue reading

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5 stages of bicycle marketing

As part of our multi-million dollar marketing effort (Tour team to be announced shortly), Stray Cat is currently engaged in consumer-direct-material-marketing, or putting up flyers / cards around various educational and drinking establishments throughout Madison. We were taking advantage of … Continue reading

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Huge discount on reading this post, limited time only!!!

So, as I’ve said a couple times before, here at Stray Cat Bicycles we do things a little differently. Our bikes sell for $379. Occasionally (like now) we run a sale in order to generate a bit more interest, but … Continue reading

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11 MPG?!??

My uncle’s car gets 11mpg. No, he doesn’t drive a Ferrari, and yes, it’s a car and not a massive SUV/pickup truck (it’s a Toyota Avalon).  This post is about *why* a car that should be getting 19mpg (combined) gets … Continue reading

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Cold Weather Gear

When we were at Ale Asylum a couple weekends ago it was quite clear that we were the only people crazy enough to ride there in the 15deg weather. The pristine, un-trampled-on snow around the bike rack was positively depressing….. … Continue reading

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Welcome to Stray Cat Bicycles

Welcome to the Stray Cat Bicycles blog, where we’ll be talking (or posting, rather) a little bit about cycling, the bike industry, the challenges awesome fun of running a small business, and basically whatever we feel like posting on that … Continue reading

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