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Archive for April, 2010

Commuters, Do You Have Law Questions?

Are you worried about a hit and run, bike lanes or general “what if?” laws when it comes to bicycles? Next week, Avvo.com is hosting a question & answer session with a lawyer to help answer those bike related law questions. Next Wednesday, April 28 at 11AM PT / 2PM ET, Avvo (www.avvo.com) is hosting [...]

Video : Experience with Google Maps

A short video on how well my Google Maps “Bike There” experience has been.

Open Forum: Internally Geared Hubs

Every time I flip through a new commuter magazine or bike catalog there are more bikes with internally geared hubs.  This is a very exciting movement forward for commuter’esque bikes, but I must ask the question Are Internally Geared Hubs Worth It? 5 years ago I built up my first Rohloff hub equipped bike for [...]

Bontrager Tire Guarantee

In a perfect world, buying things would be like test driving a car.  You can put your salesman in the backseat and test the hell out of the product. Life isn’t like buying a car, thank god, but we can’t always test out things where we need to.  Take bikes.  You have to rely on [...]

Nashbar Garment Bag Pannier Review

A wonderful reader, Phil, shot us an email last week about a garment bag review he did.  Thank you for the okay to post it on Commute By Bike! Nashbar Garment Bag Pannier I bought this garment bag pannier in October of 2008 when I decided that I wanted to commute by bike to work [...]

Thoughts of a Podcast

With the talk of iPad, iPhone, iPod and my new Droid, it seems that mobile life is getting even more, well, mobile.  Often I am able to talk or interview leading commuters, brand managers or public officials in regards to commuting or bike utility.  I feel that sometimes the passion or thoughts are lost in [...]