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Repair Tips : Long Term Maintenance

RJ, from the blog An Adventure Called Bicycling, rides bikes in every fashion: touring, commuting, road racing, mountain biking, folding, hauling and more. Currently, she is working at Gregg’s Cycles, consistently rated the top bike shop in Washington state. You might know how to clean and lube your chain, but do you know when to […]

Portland’s New 20 Year Bike Plan

There is a new bike plan for Portland, this plan has many layers, with a completion date of 2030, seems to have many hopes for gaining momentum. “Yesterday the Bureau of Transportation released the final version of the Portland Bicycle Plan for 2030. This version reflects many changes – some large, some small – to […]

The Perfect Commuter Bike : Bike Lights

Our group build is about half way through it’s original phases.  After many discussions about bicycle type, exact frame set, the type of shifting and finally the component type, we’ve determined the Long Haul Trucker with a stock build is the bike we are going with. On to my favorite phase of this build, the […]

Start Healthier Living by Bike Commuting

Everyone that reads this site knows the benefits of commuting by bike.  Not only for the enviroment, saving money, less gas, air pollution and such, but also the health benefits.  You lose weight, while saving money.  There are other health benefits too, I’m certainly much happier when I ride my bike to work or the […]

The Perfect Commuter Bike: Which Bicycle Frameset

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. […]

The Perfect Commuter : Bike Type

If you are just stopping in on our Group Build of the perfect commuter bike let’s catch you up. We had an introduction post, a follow up about what type of person will be riding this bike it is now time to move on to what type or style of bike we will be going […]