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Archive for July, 2008

650 foot commute — by car

Lasse Jonsson Malmoe, Sweden won a “most ridiculous commute” contest. He drives his car less than 650 feet from home to work every day, and drives another several feet for lunch. His prize for winning the contest: a bicycle. Read more.

Back on the Bike (plus, two new additions to two families)

Today was my first commute by bike in close to a month. Here’s the reason…

Product Recall: SunRingl Hollow Quick-Release

Hayes Bicycle Group has received four reports of the SunRingl Hollow Quick Release Device breaking. No injuries have been reported. According to the press release: “The quick release devices can unexpectedly fail or break when locked in position on the bicycle, causing the rider to lose control, which poses a serious fall hazard. This recall [...]

Italian bike lock

Italian bike lock Originally uploaded by turbofan. Photo by Ryan Richardson who saw this while visiting Venice. Via SFist in a rant about the new bike rack at Trader Joe’s.

Happy Canada Day!

It is July 1st, which means it is Canada Day! Since my company decided to switch our day off to Monday, so we get a 3 day weekend, I have to work on the birthday of my nation.  So, I decided to share my commute with you. A. My ride and her parking spot. Affectionately [...]