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Archive for December, 2007

How Was Your Commute Today?

A weekly question to hopefully inspire and motivate. So how was your commute today? There was no commute for me today. While the significant other is out of town it is my job to take care of our two dogs, one of them is only 6 months old and can’t last inside as long as [...]

Commuting 101: Roundabouts

In The Art of War, Sun Tzu advises you to “know your enemy.” I’m not saying that motorists are a cyclist’s enemy (though some of you would disagree,) but I am saying it helps to think like a motorist at times. Back in 2000 a group of researchers studied how motorists interact with cyclists at [...]

How Cold Was Your Commute Today?

As you might of seen from the comments from our post earlier in the week some people ride in rather cold weather! What was the weather like on your commute? What is the coldest you have ridden or commuted in? How did you dress to keep warm and dry? Share your stories!

XYZ Bikes Men’s Cruiser – Out of the Box

I took a little heat a while back when I reviewed the Gary Fischer Mendota. A few of you were disappointed that that bike cost around $1,000. What about people who are considering commuting by bike but don’t want to shell out a bunch of money in the event they decide it isn’t for them? [...]

Saw my first hokey spokes up close

I’ve seen them on large group rides, but this is the first time I’ve seen them in the wild up close. Wow, they are very very noticeable from the sides! This photo from my point-and-shoot camera doesn’t do it justice — the camera flash completely washes out the image created by the Hokey Spokes. The [...]

How Was Your Commute Today?

Here in Charlotte, NC its still in the 50′s with sun most days. Where are you and what was your commute like? Photos and stories are welcome.