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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 […]

Washington D.C BikeStation is Open

It is exciting to see the Bikestation program spreading their fingers across the United States.  This facility has not only storage, but bike service, parts, accessories and a changing room. Bikestation Washington, D.C., which houses over 100 bicycles in 1,600 sq. ft. of free-standing ultra-modern glass and steel design, is part of a growing network […]

The Perfect Commuter Bike : The Targeted Audience (Me)

As many people have stated in the Introduction to this series, if you were to ask 100 people what their perfect commuter bike is or would be, then you would have 100 different bikes.  The purpose of this build is to get you, the commuter, to ask yourself different questions about the bike, its uses […]

This Week in Commuting News

Sorry for the delay, yesterday was Halloween in the States and I was busy giving out candy! 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 […]

Top 5 Budget Friendly Rain Jackets

Rain jackets are one of those pieces that many companies haven’t figured out yet.  Some companies, like Gore or Showers Pass, have the jackets nailed down but you’ll also have a hard time finding them in your local store it seems. Here is a list of my top 5 budget friendly rain jackets and why.  […]

A Group Build of Building Your Perfect Commuter Bike

Over the next couple weeks you the readers and I will be walking each other through the process of building up a commuter bicycle.  This isn’t only going to be a how to, but also going to go through the questions you need to ask yourself as you are building or picking out a bike […]