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Archive for March, 2006

Getting High Off Your Bike

Check this article out…apparently endorphins have the same chemicals as marijuana. No wonder why we’re all hooked on riding our bikes! The good thing about it is we don’t get the munchies right after a ride… Move over, endorphins. Post-exercise euphoria may actually be the result of naturally occurring cannabinoids–the same family of chemicals that [...]

Road Rage-Fight or Flight

There were so many times where drivers drove me crazy! I can recall in a week of commuting that each time I got on my bike, there was an occasion where I was almost struck by a car. In fact it happend so much that I had come to expect it every time I got [...]

We would love to hear from you

Most of the questions we ask is because we want to know what other commuters out there are doing. If you have a funny, inspirational or you just want to share your story let us know, we would love to hear from you. Shoot us an Email HERE

Would you stop?

So you’re running late, and you’re biking to work. Up ahead you see another commuter broken down. Do you stop and offer your help or keep pedaling?

What Would You Do?

So you’re at a 3 way light. Your lane doesn’t have any traffic to the right of it. Do you go when the light is red knowing that no one can hit you from the right side and that the cars on the far left lane are making a left turn?  

Riding with headphones

A comment in our post of ‘To pod or not to pod’ brought up an interesting question: Is riding with headphones legal? Being a California Commuter, I did a search on the California Vehicle code regarding this matter. Here’s what I came up with: 27400. A person operating a motor vehicle or bicycle may not [...]