Chainlinks: Best of the Bike Web, February 27, 2014

27 Feb
Posted in: Cycling News
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Fender Fix

Need a front fender tab? The geniuses at Bike Hacks have a solution just in time for spring.


Still a fan of the snow after this winter? Head over the RKP. I’m done with winter. Spring, please. Let’s do this.

Well, Maybe in Yosemite

Winter still looks gorgeous there.

At Least There’s More Time to Write

Want to be a contributor over at Read this. Then send your work here.

On Second Thought …

Maybe this spring will end up being a bit more uncomfortable than winter. Goodbye, erectile function.


Maybe a Movie Instead

[via Bike Hugger]

Doing Your Taxes?

If you’re wondering about the bike commuter tax benefit. Head over to Urban Velo:

The bicycle commuting reimbursement was added to the tax code five years ago, in 2009, yet its application has been limited. The tax benefit allows for bike commuters to collect a $20 pre-tax payment from their employers, which can be used toward qualified expenses. According to the IRS, “reasonable expenses” include the purchase of a bike, repairs, improvements and storage; clothing is excluded, and “These are considered reasonable expenses as long as the bicycle is regularly used for travel between the employee’s residence and place of employment.”

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Winter Slang

Wonder what a “starched” bike is? Read this. The name is perfect.




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