Timeless July 11 2014, 0 Comments
In an industry where there are always new models, lighter frames and cleaner lines to be had it is good to remember that, "Bicycles may change but cycling is timeless."
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Wind Tests For Blox June 14 2014, 0 Comments
Engineering interns at George Fox University are testing the effectiveness of Wind-Blox in the lab. Early results confirm the wind noise reduction of up to 80%, proving Blox in cool technical ways.
Summer Venture Rides June 09 2014, 0 Comments
Venture Expeditions creates charity rides to raise both awareness and money for important causes. This summer their cyclists will be riding with greater safety and having even more fun since they'll be wearing Blox while riding to benefit the International Justice Mission and Love Does. Wind-Blox is all about partnering to build redemptive joy (thank you Storyline and Donald Miller!) and so very excited to find a soul-first group to work with like Venture.
Want to be happier? Commute by bike! June 02 2014, 0 Comments
Portland State University (the perfect place to study bike commuting!)has a recent transportation study that shows people who commute by bike have a happier commute than any other mode. Car centered cities, suburban living and solo commuting in cars seems to have lowered our communal joy quotient. Researcher, Nohad A. Toulan states, "Commuting to work by active modes increases commute well-being, even when controlling for distance, income, and other factors."
That's central to our mission at Wind-Blox...join us to get away from your dull commute and participate in fun healthy transport and enjoy the ride without wind noise!
Rewarding Bike Safety May 29 2014, 0 Comments
Rewarding positive behavior is a great parenting technique, Jean Julson in Osseo Wisconsin, has taken this to the streets. She offered treats to kids wearing bike helmets and was so successful that the local police department and some nearby businesses have joined her. Now the young people of Osseo have more than reminders to be safe--they've got reinforcement.
Here's a fit method: 2x2x2
With the helmet on your head, the very edge or rim of your helmet when you look up past your eyebrows.
2 finger widths above your eyebrow.
The straps on the side of the helmet by the ears should meet and form a “V” right under each ear lobe.
To check, form a “V” with 2 fingers around the ear.
Once the side straps are adjusted in a “V” buckle them. The straps should be snug but not too tight.
Adjust until you can put no more than 2 fingers between the strap and your chin.
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