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Archive for April, 2011

Vaude Silk Road Plus Rack-Top Bag

I’ve had this Vaude Silk Road Plus Rack-Top Bag for several months, and has totally become my manbag. Clearly I’m not the guy you want to put in the spotlight to make cycling chic.

Steve Butcher Commutes by Bike

My bike is an old Schwinn Super LeTour 12.2 that I have modified for commuting. The commute to my office is three miles one way on rural roads.

Bike Share: There’s an App For That

As bike share programs continue to pop up around the world, so does more technology aimed at tracking and exploring these programs. But, given that the definition of bike share seems to vary by person and by region, as well as the fact that these programs are both publicly and privately owned (or somewhere in between), tracking bike share is far from standardized.

The Blue Ocean Trilogy: Cycling for the Other 90% of Us

We often ask, What is keeping more people from riding bikes? Mark Sanders’ answer: The Cycling Industry.

Commute by Big Wheel: Accidental Advocacy Strikes Again

I watched the video of a Big Wheel beating a NYC bus and (when I stopped laughing) thought, How can you argue against bike lanes in New York City?

What is bike commuting “expertise?”

Are we the experts in the thing that requires no expertise?