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Bike Racks In The Sky With Diamonds


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Inhalants and bicycling? I don’t know. Would you really feel comfortable commuting to work on your fixie after sucking out the gas from a can of whipped topping? Not me. But, Thule’s trying to change that knee-jerk attitude with their latest and lightest bike rack. Check it:

Thule Helium Hitch Bike Rack—This new bike rack from Thule may not be quite as light as that balloon full of helium you were sucking on during the Dead’s last real show at Soldier Field, but it does weigh about half as much as traditional hitch bike racks. Why’s that important? If you’re prone to hernias, this bike rack won’t make your intestinal tissue jut into your abdomen like a pop-up turkey thermometer.

Thule Helium Hitch Bike Rack

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Top 5 Rainy Day Driving Songs (Plus a Bonus Track)


Rainy Windshield

Here in our hometown of San Diego, we’re known for our biotech industry, our well-trained orca, and our dense military population. We’re not exactly a city with a reputation for rain. However, the skies sometimes like to open up and shower off our sandy streets and dusty mall rooftops. Invariably, even a light celestial tinkle leads to snarled traffic. On the bright side, those long delays give us the opportunity to get reacquainted with the soggier songs in our iPods. Here’s a quick list of 5 of our favorite rainy day driving songs, plus a special bonus track. Continue reading