Bags, Baskets, Fenders, Locks and Racks are all product categories that you have to stock if you are going to run a bike shop. We make up for that painful necessity by trying to stock brands that we find offer something especially satisfying or distinctive.
We carry Topeak, Planet Bike, Kryptonite, OnGuard, and SKS brands because they make solid, well supported products that come in a wide range of interesting configurations. We carry Nantucket Baskets and Old Man Mountain racks because they are really well made and kind of weird. We carry Saris car racks (and trainers and power meters) because they are well designed, unique and well made in the U.S.A. We carry Jandd, Kuat, Ortlieb and Portland Design Works products because they are really great, well made and because we really want to carry them. We carry ABUS locks because the are the best bike locks on the market and because I still use the one I bought in 1972. . We carry Nantucket Baskets and Old Man Mountain racks because