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This Week in Commuting News

My goal in these weekly round ups are not only to highlight what was talked about here, on Commute By Bike, but across the newswire, blogosphere and maybe even in my shop.  As long as it is about commuting, it may find its way here. Outside Magazine has an article on Bike Commuting 101. Bike […]

Honda is Taking Action for Bicycle Safety

Of all companies to invest in safety of people on bicycles, Honda is leading the charge. Tokyo, Oct 15, 2009 – (JCN Newswire) – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced plans to begin Japan-wide sales starting February 2010, of the Honda Bicycle Simulator developed for the purpose of traffic safety education. By safely experiencing the […]

Massachusetts Bikers : Traffic Laws are Being Enforced

Across the state of Massachusetts you will be seeing more police officers focusing on traffic laws.  The officers will be working overtime hours to not only enforce, but educate about traffic laws and safety.  A subject that is very behind if the United States is going to propel forward the issue of bike commuting or […]

Rainy Day Commute

My questions for you are, how was your ride this morning and how will you be gearing up for winter? There is a range of articles we are working on to get you through this winter safer and more comfortable but for now I would like to hear from you!

Commute Route Database

A reader, See Wah, wrote in to tell us about his new cycle commute route database he built up. I am a software developer who commutes to work in London, U. everyday. Previousl. I have use. different route planners online (e.g. the pretty goo. http://www.tfl.gov.uk/roadusers/cycling/11598.aspx.  but the. tend to take you down some obscur. sidestreets, which may or may not be […]

A whole litany of faults

“Bicyclists are obnoxious.” That’s how columnist Michael Dresser begins his column today in the Baltimore Sun in which he encourages legislators to vote for a proposed three foot law in Maryland. Some other colorful words he uses describing people on bikes: infesting, freakish, Spandex (of course), dweeby, smug, elitist, irksome. But he’s being clever, I […]