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Commuter of the Week

Commuter ‘White Knuckle Moments’

Three weeks into life as a bike commuter, Steve Benning has encountered some of the challenges that even the most committed among us face from time to time. Unpleasant weather is one of the triggers for excuses to use the car. We had that kind of weather last week in the form of 40 to […]

Commuter profile: Dolin in the South Bay

Dolin is a fashion designer in San Francisco who (until recently) commuted from her home in San Jose to her job in San Francisco via Caltrain, riding her bike the two miles from home to the train station. ” It was a very long and tiring commute,” says Dolin, “but the thing I looked forward […]

Commuter profile: Nina in Santa Cruz

Nina and her husband live simply and off grid in the Santa Cruz mountains in California. She bikes a few miles into Scotts Valley, where she catches a bus to her job at the San Jose Tech Museum of Innovation, where she designs exhibits. Although we sometimes ride the bus together, I only knew her […]

The New York Bicycle Commuter-Nick James

We asked Nick James of New York City to share his commuting story with us and below you’ll come to see that this guy is hooked! Since you asked… It’s hard to live in New York City and not be at least marginally aware of the bike culture flourishing here. In September of 2005, after […]

Commuter of the Month

Confessions of an Ice Biker Hi, my name is Jill, and I’m just one of a growing number of bike-a-holics. It started so simply. I was a happy-go-lucky kid with a single-speed Huffy, yellow, sporting a brown banana seat and a little white basket. When the state gave me a license to drive, I abandoned […]

Juan Espinoza

Don’t let the mean scowl and football fool you. Juan Espinoza is more than just a weekend warrior playing football, basketball and other sports. He’s a bicycle commuter. Juan was putting in over 28k miles per year driving to and from work. He finally got fed up with driving in the Southern California traffic and […]