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Archive for November, 2013

The 2013 CommuteByBike.com Holiday Gift Guide!

Its that time of year again.  That time of year for wallowing in the gift giving ambiguities of consumerism, generosity and self-interest.  We are here to help you through this mess with some clear and concise holiday gift related strategies.   #1: Consumerism: Attack this problem head on by tying consumerism to products that help […]

Learning from London (Or Are We?)

Six cyclists have died in London in two weeks. This can’t possibly be breaking news for anyone who is reading a cycling blog (or reading in general) as this rash of fatalities has been widely covered by major news outlets from every conceivable angle. BBC News alone has published pieces such as “London Cycle Deaths: […]

Dissertating About Urban Cycling

An interesting little tidbit arrived in my inbox this week.  It was an email from Lund University in Sweden about a study on mobility, planning, and cycling.  The study, officially titled “Velomobility – A critical analysis of planning and space”, was conducted by PhD student Till Koglin at Lund University. It’s a comparative analysis of […]

Stellar Rhonda Review!!

This Vaude bag review comes from our very valued customer Rhonda: Just received the Vaude Cycle 22 combo bag today and tried it out immediately.  It’s terrific.  Hope you will continue to carry this bag as it is really wonderful for commuting or just for those of us who don’t like to carry things on our […]

Rob’s Trike Build

Rob, a fabricator by trade, has a pretty sweet build he shared with us after buying a spring for the project: I help put on a fundraiser for a non-profit called Kammys Kause (4p-supportgroup.org for more info).  So along with making the event happen I make something to auction off.  I was offered an old […]

Squirrelly Vandal Drives Professor Nuts

In many of my previous posts on Commute By Bike, I have focused on feel-good stories, such as the tale of a man who found both renewed health and a missing dog while on his bicycle, as well as made entertaining (I hope) references to pop icons such as Kermit the Frog to explain painted […]