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This Week in Bike Commuting Urban Legends

Urban legend: a form of modern folklore consisting of stories that may or may not have been believed by their tellers to be true [Wikipedia]. Urban legends permeate our lives.  Many towns, groups, parents, teachers, spouses, you name it, have some kind of urban legend they use to make points, create feelings, or just entertain. Urban legends may […]

Off Hour Commuting for You and Me

Sometime around 2004-2006 my daily commuted was from my parents home in Annapolis, MD to work in Adams Morgan of Washington, DC, where I worked at the service manager of City Bikes.  The commute normally included driving my car to the end stop of the metro line near College Park, MD.  Parking my car and […]

Dottie and Her Mystery Flat

Last week Let’s Go Ride a Bike talked about a mystery flat that happend on Mr. Dottie’s bike.  The cut in the tire is pretty intense and almost across the whole tire and tube. The cheap tires that came on Mr. Dottie’s Jamis, on the other hand, have had several flats in their lifetime. The […]

Ex-husband prohibits children bike riding

Does anybody know where Randy’s girlfriend can get help for this situation? Posted here with his permission. They live in Longmont, Colorado. I am writing this on behalf of my girlfriend and her two kids. There has been an issue with my girlfriend’s Ex-husband about the fact that we allow her two children (age 7 […]

BikeClicks.com Adding Some Safety

To be able to track where the unsafe roads, scary dogs, glass strewn shoulders and roads under construction is priceless.  This is exactly the latest feature at BikeClicks.com. Have issues daily on your commute.  Let us know and become safer in the numbers. LOUISVILLE, KY (BRAIN)-BikeClicks.com, Louisville’s online community for cyclists, has launched Safe Rides. […]

Bimodal Commuting

Referencing a commuting woe article from a month ago about how I simply could not figure a safe way to commute my new route to work.  Yes.  I’ve read all the comments.  I would say I have more nerve than most folks when it comes to riding on the side of busy roads and there […]