Three Reasons Why Vehicle Leasing Is So Beneficial

It is absolutely true fact that in the event your business greatly relies on cars or vans it is natural that you need to find some. In the case you need vehicles for your daily business services and you are searching for some possibility to expand then auto leasing is the solution to opt for in order to maximize the business benefits and profitability.

The Tax Related Advantage
It goes without any objection that it is a smart idea to start with the most popular advantage for businesses which are tax benefits. If you choose the option of car leasing you are sure to enjoy the VAT advantages. The truth is that the great majority of vehicle leasing organizations can actually reclaim the VAT off the automobiles or vans they offer. In this event costs will considerably go down.

The Financial Benefit
It is absolutely true fact that the benefit of a contract hire are numerous. If you opt for car leasing facility you will have an opportunity to budget your monthly rates very efficiently. When opting for this solution you will have no problems with planning your monthly expenses as the sum you are going to pay will be absolutely stable. This is very beneficial in the event you opt for lease not for individual use but for business. It is natural that having ten vehicles leased you will hardly be able to cope with payments in the case of considerable raise of monthly fees.

The Most Obvious Benefit
There is no need to mention about the basic benefit of vehicle leasing contracts. The advantage you will doubtlessly enjoy is that you will become able to afford cars and vans without any need to spend a real fortune. In the majority of cases you will not be forced to take any loan to pay according your car leasing contract. The bottom line in this situation is that by means of getting a vehicle leasing contract you will know your repayments each and every month and you will enjoy zero capital outlay.

So, you may clearly understand there are three incredibly convincing advantages to this type of getting a vehicle but not buying it. Using this option for professional business it makes sense to enjoy all the benefits of getting a relevant vehicle hiring opportunity. If you are lucky enough to use large amounts of money around to invest then it not a bad idea to purchase some vehicle for you business, anyway not so many people are able to spend a good deal for this purpose. Therefore automobile leasing is getting a pretty beneficial option to take. All you need to do is to handle a little bit of research to locate a reputable leasing company.

Originally posted 2011-07-28 21:00:35. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

I Love my Bike Book, update

Update on: I Love my Bike Book.
Hi everyone,
It has been a while since our last update, but I will try to keep this email to the point and not run on any tangents.

The book design, aka the finished product, has been delivered to Chronicle and is now going into its last round of minor edits, then off to production. It will be 160 pages, full color and will be retailing for $16.95! We love that we were able to keep the price point below $20! As of right now you can pre-order the book for sale from Amazon, Borders and Barns and Noble. If you are interested in purchasing the book for wholesale, please contact Emilie at Chronicle Books for a catalog emilie_sandoz@chroniclebooks.com. They are really fast at getting them out to everyone. They are available world wide (wholesale and retail), so their are no country code restrictions on purchasing. The official release date is 4/27/11. I have attached the final cover for you to view and share.

As always you can see some of the photos on our website ilovemybikebook.com or follow us on face book.

Our good friends at Marc Jacobs are going to be holding the release party in Boston at their Newbury st. location and they will also be hosting our book signing at the new Book Marc location in NYC! We will keep you posted on the details as the date grows near.

Other related news, Chris Piascik and Print Brigade have come out with another shirt for the Fall/Winter season to promote the book (See image attached). Hope you enjoy them! There is also a promo code that you can use right now for 25% off your purchase of anything on the site! Use the code: FALL10 when checking out :)
Go here for to check them out :) www.printbrigade.com

Print Brigade has also put out a little promo video to promote not only the I Love My Bike shirts, but to also promote all their other fun bike related products. Check it out here:

I Love My Bike from Jamie Murrett on Vimeo.

Ok, that was nice and quick. We hope everyone is well and we will touch base after the holiday.

Best,

Brittain and Matt

Originally posted 2010-11-17 16:09:47. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Bias against cyclists, even in the courtroom.

of the law firm Miller and Zois, sent me this article about recent statistics which demonstrates how verdicts on cycling injury cases points to a bias against cyclists. Read more here. Lawyer Ron V. Miller Jr.

Originally posted 2010-11-29 04:58:57. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Helmets

Unforced put this as simply as I wicker. You well-educated where you grew up in Iowa, the place that had endless flat expanses of nothing but corn and soybeans? You well-educated how you used to ride your cycle some all years long and ne’er beholding another car? This is not Iowa. You leave be in the streets with hundreds of lovingness, crazy suicidal pedestrians, opening doors, bus and truck dealings, dogs, cats, and once I even saw a boat, wear your freaking helmet. I wise it doesn’t look “cool” I well-read it doesn’t match your hipster jeans, I intentional you don’t wishing to ruin your hair, so what. When you get your skull cracked open because grandma determinative it was her turn to walk into the streets and you being the nice person that you are, ran into that parked car while dodging her, you uncoerced be really thankful you had that helmet on.
All that being said, you volition almost ne’er ever pauperization your helmet, in fact equitation your cycle in Boston is astir as dangerous as walking roughly in Boston, but trust me, that one time when you do pauperization it, you are going to be really happy you bear it on (so, by the shipway, unforced your mother).

Originally posted 2010-11-11 15:44:49. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

New Bicycle Repair Book and Challenge

More about the book and to buy a copy go to the Rodale Store here. You may not be up to truing your own wheels, but this book will come in handy for basic wear on the bicycle, with lots of detailed charts and info on proper tire inflation, brake adjustments and gearing. This updated and revised edition is packed with 17 chapters of valuable information and includes maintenance and repair tips for both mountain and road bikes. There are over 450 photos detailing step by step instructions to basically build a bike from scratch. In my brief attempts to fix my own bikes I always relied on Bicycle Magazine’s Complete Guide to Bicycle Maintenance. To celebrate the newly released Bicycling Guide to Complete Bicycle Maintenance & Repair, Bicycling magazine and Park Tool Co. I had the 4th edition, written by Jim Langley back in 1999. The fine people at Rodale Publishing (who also produce Bicycling Magazine) were kind enough to send me the latest version (the sixth addition) written by Todd Downs. You know, back when we used to use things called books…to find information. Come prove it. 19th Street, NY, NY) 12 lucky cyclists from New York City will compete to see who is the quickest at classic bike repairs, with the Bike Snob and Bicycling editors on-hand to give play-by-play on all the action. A trio of excellent prizes from Park Tool –including a professional tool kit, repair stand and floor pump, altogether worth more than $800 — along with a $500 gift certificate to Sid’s Bikes, and a premium membership to local advocacy group, Transportation Alternatives. On December 8, 2010 at 6:30pm at Sid’s Bikes (151 W. It was a very informative guide and always helped me to avoid having to take a whole bag of parts in a zip lock bag to my local bike shop. It is so detailed it even includes individual manufactures of parts, so when they are talking about a crank extraction they reference Shimano, SRAM and Campy. The prize for the top wrench? 8, 2010 @ 6:30pm
- Sid’s Bikes in NYC, @ the Chelsea location (151 West 19th Street, NY, NY)
- For a chance to compete, fill out an application and submit an essay below
- Space is limited — please arrive early to attend
I know, it’s kind of last minute to be one of the contestants, but it sounds like it’s going to be pretty interesting to watch the action. In your essay, tell us in 250 words or less “Why should you be picked to compete in the Bicycling Magazine Bike Repair Challenge?” Bicycling will then choose 12 contestants to compete in the Bike Repair Challenge. It also gave me a thorough understanding of how bicycles work, what parts are what and helped me identify which tools I should have on hand. Here is more about that:
Are you a hotshot amateur bike mechanic? To celebrate the new book, this Wednesday, 12/8/10 Bicycling Magazine and Park Tools are hosting:
The Bike Repair Challenge. Complicated repairs, should be done by qualified technicians, but for the routine maintenance and general wear this book was invaluable. The second and third place finishers will also take home great prizes. If you’re up to the challenge, submit an application and a short essay found on the this website. Event Details:
- Wednesday, Dec. This really is the bible for bike repair. In addition, Bicycling and Park Tool will be raffling off plenty of swag to audience members, so come check it out even if you’re not competing. are teaming up to find the cyclist with the fastest bike repair skills in the New York City area. Contestants will be notified by email.

Originally posted 2010-12-07 06:00:35. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Some Tips To Give You Somewhat Better Automobile Leasing Contracts

It is well known fact that many people are opting for vehicle leasing solutions every year but anyway only a small percentage clearly understand how automobile leasing really works. The problem is that automobile leasing is commonly misunderstood to the point that it is often believed to be a scam or fake offering from bad car dealers.

It is true that vehicle leasing is actually a pretty simple concept and one that has been around in the commercial business known for a pretty long period of time. Anyway, consumer leasing of vehicle has only been popular not for a long period of time. As automobile prices grow up, the interest in automobile leasing solutions increases because it offers more affordable possibility to drive the automobile that a client would not otherwise be capable to afford.

Vehicle leasing is a solution to finance the utilizing of an automobile over a particular period of time. It’s quite similar to automobile renting, but not absolutely the same issue. With automobile leasing, you pay for several things. First of all you need to expected depreciation in cost of the automobile over the duration of the automobile lease, based on the general amount of miles you need to drive. Secondly you are to finance charges that include the interest on the money that the van leasing company needs to spend when buying a vehicle. In general leasing company is “lending” you the costs they have spent for the vehicle. Therefore the longer you drive your automobile, the longer their money will be tied up and will not be used for some other purposes, and the more you will need to pay in finance charges.

It is true that in the case you just pay interest on a leased automobile, van leasing contracts are actually like interest-only residence mortgages, which have been gaining their great popularity in the last several years. You will not be required to pay any on the principal to reduce the cost you owe. You will have just to pay the loan organization for the utilizing of their money. This is an idea vehicle leasing solution.

But, in real life, van leasing solutions are a little bit different than this “ideal” leasing facility. All automobiles depreciate in their value from the moment they are started to be driven off the dealer’s lot. The truth is that the more miles they are driven, the less money they are becoming worth. Therefore in the end of your leasing contract they will considerably depreciate in their value.

Still over the life of the automobile lease, you must, generally, not just pay interest as it is described above, but pay for the money that was lost in the process of vehicle of depreciation which happened in the duration of your automobile leasing contract.

Originally posted 2011-07-30 08:31:19. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Bicycle Film Festival

The 10th annual Bicycle Film Festival is in San Francisco this weekend.

Here is an article form the San Francisco Chronicle about festival director Brendt Barbur and 10 years showcasing bike movies.
Bicycle Film Festival founding director Brendt Barbur can smell NYC, wants to sing. size

The idea for the Bicycle Film Festival festival came to founding director Brendt Barbur while he was recuperating from being doored in New York City back in 2000.

Ten years later, the fest pulls in about 300,000 people, and screening venues run the gamut, from the Barbican in London to a Seattle art gallery.

The festival hits San Francisco this week, and the movies will show in two venues: Mission Workshop at 40 Rondel St. and the old-timey Victoria Theater on 16th Street. The films screen on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and various pre- and after-parties happen throughout the run, including a Kick Off Party on Wednesday at the Knock Out at 3223 Mission. The Kick Off party is free, and several DJs start the turntablism at 9 pm.

Read more: here.

Originally posted 2010-11-17 16:11:25. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Cheap Recumbent Trikes

A tadpole recumbent trike is a remarkable cycle ..
In case you have not seen a tadpole it is a tricycle with two wheels on the front and one wheel on the back . The rider sits on a chair like seat in back of the two front wheels .If you would like to see some example look at some of the pictures here Tadpole trike

Commercial recumbent tadpoles are readily available from many famous manufacturers ,
Unfortunately there price tag is quite high. With prices rising into the many thousands of Dollars.

Lately some less expensive models have come on the market from Asia manufacturers. These sometimes can be found online for between eight hundred and one thousand dollars.

One option is to roll your own. People have successfully built there model of trike . There is no one correct way of constructing a recumbent tadpole trike. Different materials have been used to build tadpoles over the years. Wood, steel, aluminum, fiberglass and carbon fiber have all been tried.

I have constructed many Tadpole recumbent trikes from a variety of materials. Personally I prefer used bike pieces and black iron pipe, chrome molly are other good options.

The front end design is the key to a successful tadpole trike design. I settled on a simple type of front end made of old bike front end parts and pipe fittings. You can see lots of detail of my frame design on my website gigatrike.com.
Driving a tadpole is an almost indescribable experience. A good one handles like a very responsive go cart, and is far more stable then a Delta trike. Pedaling is a pleasure using your stomach muscles.

The recumbent sitting position is both comfortable and efficient . You will find that it provides very little resistance to the wind , unlike a conventional upright bike.Recumbents in general are faster then most upright designs..

Some people with various disabilities including but not limited to back problems find riding recumbent s in general and tadpole trikes in particular possible when riding a conventional upright bike impossible. This has given the wonder-full sport of cycling back to many.

About the Author; To learn more about how to build tadpole recumbent trikes and many other of my hopefully interesting projects please check out my website Recumbent tadpole trike

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Originally posted 2011-07-04 09:02:59. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Car Leasing Solutions Help You Get A Vehicle For Cheap

It is absolutely true fact that in the event you need some automobile for everyday use buying it is not the best solution you may have. Actually there are plenty of opportunities you may opt for. At the same time, if you don’t want to select an automobile lease contract without wanting to get the most beneficial terms and conditions for you. With a particular monthly vehicle lease, you are committed to purchasing a particular amount of money for your vehicle, dependent on automobile leasing rates. In some events, your auto lease value is going to be higher than the actual worth of the automobile you get through it. This is the actual reason why you are strongly recommended to get the best rates for your car leasing.

First of all I strongly recommend you to have a quick research online using the keywords like “car lease deals 2011″. Actually, this way you will easily find some deals that are being provided by car leasing companies. The fact that there are plenty of car leasers is very beneficial as this way the best terms for buying a vehicle will be offered. The more companies offer services, more they are struggling to sell vehicles in pretty tough economic times. In the end, you will have a great possibility to get incredibly favorable terms and conditions for your automobile leasing by a little bit of shopping around, especially in the World Wide Web.

When you search for car leasing solutions online, you are doubtlessly helping yourself get more relevant monthly automobile lease terms. With such beneficial terms, you will not required to pay as much, and you will have a splendid opportunity to spend more money on some other things such as paying off debt or saving some money for vacations or for a house. In the case you have the advantageous car leasing rates that you are searching for, things are getting considerably better for you when you are paying back the vehicle leased. For instance, you can have a pretty high interest rate, and that makes it more complicated for you to pay the vehicle lease back. If it is difficult to pay the vehicle leasing back, then you might potentially default on it, which in its turn will then wreck your credit and make you to have much higher interest rates in the nearest future.

Keep in your mind that vehicle leasing may be pretty beneficial as this is a great chance to have a vehicle of your own, pay lower rates monthly and have a right to change your vehicle to some better in several years as the contract is usually signed up for three or five years. This is the great news, indeed!

Originally posted 2011-07-22 21:00:24. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Car Leasing Facilities Help You To Have The Automobile You Dream Of

It is true that for those people that are getting a new automobile, they may find that selecting some personal vehicle leasing is a great financing option that fits their needs and requirements perfectly. There is a great diversity of reasons that a person might make this own choice, which will be considered in this short article. While not all might apply to your particular financial situation and needs, you are likely to be able to identify several solutions that seem to be quite relevant, and that will do a lot of good for you to make your choice about car leasing.

This solution is a great possibility for a person who is on a limited amount of money to be able to have a vehicle of his own where he knows for sure that fixed costs will be charged every month. This is doubtlessly pretty beneficial as the price you pay will not greatly influence your monthly budget.

By getting a personal car leasing facility, you not just know the monthly costs but the annual rates such as the road fund licensing which are included within the first year of the automobile leasing contract, as well as funders are mentioned within the lease taken. In this occasion the automobile leased will be still covered by a full warranty offered by manufacturer, which is hardly less than twelve months, and is in the majority of cases lasts over 36 months. When it comes to private automobile leasing, it likely will also contain manufacturer’s breakdown and roadside help coverage, which is generally about twelve months.

It is worth mentioning that for people who receive a monthly permit from the employer to cover the value of their automobile, having the solution of personal car leasing is an easy way to assist with the value of the automobile. They are sure to receive a good sum of their payments from their allowance. Indeed, with the allowance from your employer it gets much easier to handle a contract within the driver’s financial capacities. Anyway it is natural that one of the greatest benefits when it comes to car leasingis the ability to buy at the end of the leasing contract, or return your used vehicle and get a new leasing contract, or just leave the hired vehicle leasing organization completely.

When you are considering personal vehicle leasing facility, there are some issues you need to ensure you are aware of before you head to the dealership. If you are not completely sure if you remember your concerns and questions, it is essential that you make sure you write them down prior to the moment you head out. It is true that some people feel quite intimated when at the car dealership.

Originally posted 2011-07-25 16:45:47. Republished by Blog Post Promoter