Ragbrai XLIII – 2015 Still time to order your box!

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We have heard from a number of Crate works owners that will be at this years RAGBRAI, IF you headed there its not too late to order a box and bring your Bicycle to the RAGBRAI XLIII starting on July 19,2015. Heres a article we published in the past about some of the history of Ragbrai. Enjoy! *** RAGBRAI ® …

Crateworks Announces New Prices effective May 15,2015

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Due to recent rising costs and changes mostly in raw material, and inbound transport costs Crateworks will be raising the price on the all 3 of their Bicycle boxes on May 15,2015 The PRO 1, PRO XL-C and PRO XL-TC will all be increasing $20. We have tried our best to Avoid price increases but with some recent changes in product …

Late Spring 2014 update

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Hello Crate works World,   Sorry for the long bit of Silence.. We here in Northern New England have been working slowly thru the winter on some new design ideas and collaborations with others in the cycling field.   We also spent a very large amount of time fighting one of the worst winters that we remember here in New …

Rhode Island’s East Bay Bike Path

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Heres another story of a senic bike path that looks like a nice ride for anyone on 2 wheels. The East Bay Bike path travels between Providence and Bristol, Rhode Island along the senic shores of Narragnesett Bay and at 14.5 miles long its certainly a easy day trip for most any cyclist. There are also some breif details on …

Crateworks announces new Caddy Pricing effective June 17 2013

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Unfortunately We at Crateworks had to raise the prices on all three of our wheel caddy and related caddy combo packs effective today. Caddy prices haven’t changed in close to 10 years, however due to rapid increases in related raw materials for the caddies a price increase is needed to keep prices in line with ever rising costs.   THE …

Bicycle Sundays in New York City

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Something we heard about recently though it has been going on for years (since 1974 to be Exact). On Sundays on the Bronx River parkway in New york City (which is the oldest Parkway in America) is closed to Vehicular traffic and opened to Bicyclist Rollerbladers and pedestrians. The Parkway is free of cars from 10am to 2pm during the spring and fall seasons …

Google adds Bicycle travel directions for 6 more European countries!

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Google has added Germany, France Poland Ireland, Luxembourg and Liechtenstein to the list of Countries it offers bicycle directions for its users of Google maps. Google Maps first added Biking directions for the US and Canada in 2010. 10 Euro Zone countries were added in 2012 and a total of over 330,000 miles (530, 000 km) have been added in …

Blog: How to pack your Recumbent in a CrateWorks PRO XL-TC

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I recently found the when searching about recumbent bike shipping using the crateworks Tandem bicycle box (PRO XL-TC). Looks like somehting that the CrateWorks Community would like to check it out as well.   http://www.pokingthingswithsticks.com/2011/12/packing-up-the-bike/

Gear junkie reviews the Crate Works PRO XL-C bike box

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Is a plastic bike box durable enough for travel around the world? Our CrateWorks bike boxes are veterans of many trips, including the Patagonian Expedition Race in Chile for three years in a row.   To Read the full review Check out the gearjunkie.com review of the Crate Works PRO XL-C Bike Box for yourself at:   http://gearjunkie.com/plastic-bike-box   Also, …