By 6:45 am on Tuesday, I had checked my tire pressure, performed a quick check on my brakes and derailleurs and gathered my helmet, shoes and glasses. At 7 am, I headed out into the light rain for a ride. In my car. I had plans to ride at 8 am at Prince William Forest […]
Cyclovia is not a race; cyclovia is not a parade; cyclovia is simply a temporary space that springs up for people to interact with each other, get some exercise, and do so in safe, car-free environment.
If you are just stopping in on our Group Build of the perfect commuter bike let’s catch you up. After introducing who will be riding the bike, the overall landslide of bicycle frame choice was a Surly Long Haul Trucker. This wasn’t a surprise to me or many others. Over at the Surly Long Haul […]
A guest post by Eric Leugers, one of the two guys that run Banjo Brothers. I have been an avid cyclist since purchasing my first road bike at age 15, but only a half-hearted bicycle commuter until recently. Riding almost always was recreation for me. After moving to Minnesota in the mid-90’s, I used my […]
Quickly recapping the series in which we are trying to build the perfect commuter bike for myself. We have discussed what makes a good commuter bike, who the target audience is and which style of bike would be best. As the touring style seems to be a big hit let’s now discuss which touring bike. […]
Over the next couple weeks you the readers and I will be walking each other through the process of building up a commuter bicycle. This isn’t only going to be a how to, but also going to go through the questions you need to ask yourself as you are building or picking out a bike […]