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Archive for June, 2011

Bill Walton’s Bike: ‘My gym, my wheelchair, and my church’

Bill Walton and I have a lot in common. We both have red hair. His middle name is Theodore. People think my first name is Theodore (but it’s not). We’re both less than seven feet tall. And… and… We both have friends who follow basketball. Thanks to my high school friends’ incessant yammering about NBA [...]

Lane Leather Bicycle Pannier Messenger Bag – I am not worthy

Karen Voyer-Caravona is an admitted bicycle dilettante in Flagstaff, Arizona, who blogs about her adventures on two wheels, vélo envy, her husband’s cooking, and cross country skiing at www.sheridesabike.com. Visit her website for her endless opinions on the most stylish shoes for pedaling, critiques of bike parking, and the best bike date dining destinations. The [...]

An Ortlieb Downtown Pannier Review (to Compliment a BikeBagShop.com Sale)

I’ve been reviewing the Ortlieb Downtown Commuter Pannier for several months now after my prior foray with the Racktime Workit Pannier.  With our parent company Bike Shop Hub launching their semi-annual Ortlieb, Tubus, Racktime Sale, it seemed like a good time to share a few words about one of Ortlieb’s premier commuter panniers.  A little [...]

Calculating the Leap to Driving Less

I’m projecting onto this calculator my wish that it will help make easier both the small leaps and the large ones.

Panaracer Ribmo PT Commuter Tire

John Coe has been an everyday, four-season bike commuter in a four-season town for almost 20 years. He blogs, when he blogs, mostly about bikes and skis and stuff at rockychrysler.blogspot.com. I’ll be honest. As a bike commuter I am a bit of a renegade. I don’t like to ride on the road. With the [...]

GoreTex Bikewear Windstopper Beanie

John Coe has been an everyday, four-season bike commuter in a four-season town for almost 20 years. He blogs, when he blogs, mostly about bikes and skis and stuff at rockychrysler.blogspot.com. You’re a four-season bike commuter.  Neither rain, nor snow, nor sleet, nor hail deters you.  No matter what, you ride. You’re fully kitted-out for [...]