Daily Roundup: Creative ways to make $$ from cycling, the nation’s bike boom, ‘lectronic shifting and more

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Amusing piece from MadConomist.com on how to make money from bicycling. The furniture thing is truly inspired.

More on the nation’s bike-commuting boom: New York. San Jose (Cyclelicio.us has a rundown on some others…) Seattle’s increases — up 27 percent from 2005 to 2008 and 29 percent from 2008 to 2009 — aren’t among the leaders, but it has a pretty broad base and comparatively strong percentage (modal share) of bike commuters. The list of leaders is here.

A mountain bike with electronic shifting? As always, I say lemme try one during a nice moist freezing mud-besotted Pacific Northwest winter, and I’ll get back to ya!

Fox Racing Shox is the latest bicycling industrial titan to take a header in 3Q, joining Mavic, Easton Bell, SRAM, Shimano, you, me…

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