Posts Tagged ‘Fun’

9 Tips for Photography While You Ride

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Cycling is a great activity to take a camera along on.

Everyone loves photos. They tell a story, let our imaginations run or give us a glimpse into places and things we don’t get to experience for ourselves. Consider this: We love photos so much, Facebook recently spent roughly $1 billion to purchase Instagram. Photos are an incredible way to capture and share the joys of riding.

Below is a list of nine tips that can help you create better photographs on your ride. They are not surefire steps to make your photo to go viral — instead, they’re simple tips to help you achieve consistent results and better enjoy the experience of taking photos. DISCLAIMER: Please keep in mind that photography is artsy, fun, expressive and enjoyable. There is no right or correct answer. It’s all about personal preference. As such, these tips are generally accepted as a good foundation to core photography knowledge. However, going against tradition can also create successful work, as history has shown. So read up, enjoy and give it a go. (more…)

Cap Off 2011 – Iceman After Party!

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

Cap Off 2011 Logo “Cap Off” the 2011 mountain bike season in style with the our Iceman after party. Tree Fort Bikes has partnered with Arbor Brewing Company yet again to bring you more good times and more free beer*! Here’s some of the details… (more…)

Winter Commuting 101 at The Corner Brewery

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010
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Winter is here, is your bike ready?  Ben and Brian will be at the Corner Brewery in Monday, Dec. 20th with tips and tricks to make your bike the best it can be for the snow and ice.  They’ll be going through all the things needed to make your winter cycling fun, effective, and safe, and available to answer all of your questions.  Come by for advice, free door prizes, good company, and delicious beer!

Highlights:

  • Free door prizes – cold weather clothes, gear, and more!
  • Free pamphlet on how to keep your bike in great working condition
  • Hang out with other winter cyclists!
  • The rest of the Tree Fort Bikes crew will be there after the shop closes to relax, answer questions, and talk bike.

Details:

  • Monday, Dec 20th @ 7:00 pm
  • Corner Brewery, 720 Norris Street, Ypsilanti MI
  • Price: free!
  • 21+