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Bike Commuter Goals for 2010

1. Learn how to properly lock your bike A requirement in major cities, but often an after thought in small towns or commuters that take their bicycle into buildings.  Practice locking your bike frame and both wheels.  Having a good lock in your arsenal helps, even if you don’t carry it with you daily. 2. […]

5 Things I Wish I Knew When I First Started Bike Commuting

This is a guest post by Andreas Kambanis who runs a blog, London Cyclist, about cycling and London. You can find him on Twitter here. I started commuting into work by bike in the same way I do many things in life. With little or no plan! The way I look at it is if […]

The Perfect Commuter Bike : Type of Parts

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. As I’m building this bike out of pocket I decided to buy the stock built […]

The Perfecto Commuter Bike : Type of Shifting

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 […]

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. […]

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. Elly Blue of BikePortland.org hits upon staying dry and warm […]