5 DAYS LEFT FOR STANDARD CHRISTMAS SHIPPING | FREE GROUND SHIPPING ON DOMESTIC U.S. ORDERS $40 OR MORE. USE PROMO CODE "PANTSFREE18"

Banjo Blog — Bicycle Commuting

FIVE THINGS WITH CYCLIST AARON THOMAS SMITH THE MPLS MUSETTE

FIVE THINGS WITH AARON THOMAS SMITH - MPLS MUSETTE

FIVE THINGS is a feature on the Banjo Brothers Blog. It’s a short interview about life and bicycles with a notable person. This week's notable person is cyclist Aaron Smith, a.k.a Mpls Musette. Mr. Smith is currently a channel sales manager for Podiumwear Custom Sports Apparel

Truth be told, I'm not doing much riding lately due to the arrival of Child #2. My ride is generally the 2.6 miles to and from work. What's great about it, however, is that I go over the Mississippi every day. Once in the morning light and now in the dark. 

Read more

FIVE THINGS: MINNEAPOLIS CYCLIST DAVID BRAUER

FIVE THINGS EX-JOURNALIST AND CYCLIST DAVID BRAUER

FIVE THINGS is a weekly feature on the Banjo Brothers Blog. It’s a short interview about life and bicycles with a notable person. This week's notable person is cyclist David Brauer. In the past few years as he transitioned out of journalism, Brauer chaired the board of the Kingfield Farmer's Market, finished up his college degree at the University of Minnesota and started a podcast. As more biking content infiltrated his somewhat epic Twitter feed, we wanted to get Brauer's take on bikes and for sure wanted to know what is "stuck in his craw." 

Read more

FIVE THINGS RAD DAD EDITION: CYCLIST PHIL VELO

Phil Velo: Rad Dad Edition Banjo Brothers Five Things
Cyclist and Rad Dad Phil Velo is a fixture in the Twin Cities Bike Scene. He's the admin of  popular Facebook Groups Twin Cities Bicycle Trading Post and Twin Cities Stolen Bikes.  He founded the popular Powderhorn 24 bike race. He and his wife Jana work hard to make new cyclists feel welcome and lately he's been ripping up some sweet singletrack with his young daughter.

Read more

BAG CARE: WASHING YOUR BANJO BROTHERS BAGS

Banjo Brothers Almanzo 100 in 2018
Yes, it is possible for Banjo Brothers Bags to look and smell like new with a little basic care using materials you already have at home. It doesn't matter if you're a bikepacker, a bicycle commuter, a gravelgrinder or do long distance bike touring, sooner or later you're going to want to clean your bags.

Read more