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Archive for February, 2007

KHS Times

At least a couple of people from the U.S. office of KHS Bicycles in Los Angeles follow commutebybike.com. I’m very pleased to announce that reader Henry H. now runs KHS Bicycles’ new blog, The KHS Times. Henry has an an update on the 2007 KHS Urban Xtreme commuter bike. Moe reviewed the ’06 edition last [...]

How do I get my employer on board with bike commuting?

I received this question from a reader of Commute by Bike: I’m interested in approaching my employer (a very large, independently owned local business) about starting a bike commuting incentive program. I’ve noticed the number of riders goes up and down, but is generally increasing. I’m wondering what sort of ideas I should bring to [...]

Bike to work, get a free bicycle

Update (12/28/2011): Folks, don’t contact Commute by Bike asking for a free bike. We don’t have free bikes. We wish we did, but we don’t. David Hon, president of Dahon Bicycles, is looking for ways to reduce the carbon footprint of his company. “We’ve been studying all of our business operations to see how we [...]

What does this sign say?

Hal?

Expensive bike computers do some wonderful things: track your miles, average speed, maximum speed, heart rate, calories burned and provide a GPS tracking of your route. All of this information can then be uploaded to a web-based application so the data can be viewed any way you want it. All for a price, of course. [...]

Let’s Get Physical

Just a moment; I’ve got that image of Olivia Newton-John’s video in my brain. Okay, with the recent weather knocking my commute by bike vs. car down to a 1:1 ratio, I’ve noticed on the days I’ve gotten to ride recently that I’m taking as short a route as possible and I’m feeling out of [...]