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Commuting 101 : Don’t Have a Shower?

One large complaint or worry for beginner bike commuters is the lack of showering, or showing up sweaty to work. This is a valid worry and shouldn’t be overlooked as your employer, co-worker or client may not appreciate the “biker look.” Top tips if you don’t have a shower at work Photo Credit : Fritz […]

Types of Fenders

A mini series on Yearly Bike Fenders, today we will be discussing the different types of fenders there are and the benefits of each. Full Coverage Fenders One of the best systems of fenders are called full coverage as these cover up the most of your tires.  The rear fender mounts at your bottom bracket […]

Yearly Bike Fenders

A very common keyword that brings people to Commute By Bike is, fenders.  Those plastic, metal or wooden sheets that wrap around your wheel or clip on to your seatpost.  Protecting you and sometimes your bicycle from wet roads, grime and slush.  A well installed full coverage fender will keep the rain out of your […]

BikeUMentary : A UCLA Transportation Documentary

A short film documentary from UCLA Transportation and the Sustainable Resource Center.  Within this short film they talk to a few different bike commuters in the LA area.  Each user gives the advantages of choosing a bike for transportation, tips for how to get started and on safety. Two thumbs up for a 5 minute […]

Video : Experience with Google Maps

A short video on how well my Google Maps “Bike There” experience has been.

Nashbar Garment Bag Pannier Review

A wonderful reader, Phil, shot us an email last week about a garment bag review he did.  Thank you for the okay to post it on Commute By Bike! Nashbar Garment Bag Pannier I bought this garment bag pannier in October of 2008 when I decided that I wanted to commute by bike to work […]