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Archive for June, 2005

Shimano Nexus

I am fortunate enough to have won a bike in an essay contest held by Bicycling Magazine. The bike was laced with Shimano Nexus components. I really love my Giant Cypress LE Hybrid. Nexus makes my commute so much more enjoyable. The whole internal gears is way beyond me. But Sheldon Brown explaines how this […]

Coolest thing Ever!

Now it’s a tandem, now it’s not! Welcome to the innovative world of the CycleMorph Tandem Adapter. Why limit yourself? Turn your mountain, hybrid, or multiple-speed comfort bike into a CycleMorph tandem bicycle, and you’ll have the best of both worlds-€single AND tandem. The CycleMorph Tandem Adapter lets you go back and forth between single […]

Cyclists Psyched

The Star City turned into Bike City on Friday. Nearly 2,000 cyclists converged on Roanoke for Bike Virginia, a five-day bicycle tour that starts today. Roanoke and Lexington are sharing host duties for this year’s tour on rural routes in Roanoke, Botetourt, Franklin and Rockbridge counties. The Stubbs family of Greensboro, N.C., rolled into town […]

I’m Just Saying!

Here at Commute By Bike, our main goal is to spread the news and information about commuting to work by bicycle. Everyday we log in and post some pertinent information that would be useful to our audience. But sometimes things just get to me. For example, smog and crazy drivers! I figure most of us […]

Driving faulted for air pollution

MONTPELIER — Many Vermonters dream of that house on a few acres in the country, but a new report points to a big downside: longer commutes to work and more emissions of the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide. “Transportation is the leading source of global warming emissions in Vermont and the trips Vermonters make to and […]

Enriching the Community with Bikes and Happy Kids

This is such a cool program. I just posted an article about Wheels for Winners. Here are the goals of the program: Goals -Any child in Dane County who wants a bicycle can earn one through Community service. -Community collaboration and involvment is maximized at all levels starting with parents. -Bicycle safety training and follow […]