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Today’s Commute

The Daily Commute & Bike Sharing on NPR

I want to start this post by sharing a little secret of mine.  Perhaps it’s not a secret so much as an admission, but I think it’s relevant to the content of this post nonetheless. Here goes – I have never used a bike sharing system.  For starters, I’ve never lived in a city that [...]

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 [...]

Severe Winter Weather Advisory

Our guest writer today is Doug Rozelman.  He is a co-worker of mine and an avid cyclist.  Slo wly he is trying to learn to use his bike for daily task, and to live the cycling lifestyle.  Read his first post Why I Go By Bike for good background on his commuting. As irony would [...]

My Commute Today : Wintery Mix

Down here in the dirty south we are receiving a winter mix of snow, sleet and ice..  While my readers up north are probably laughing, it is a big deal to the southerners to get 4-8 inches of snow in ONE season.  Now we will be getting that much in a day.  Schools closed early, [...]

Minnehaha Medium Canvas Saddle Bag

Minnehaha Canvas Saddle Bag Size : Medium Price : $69.99 Details : Max. Dimensions: 9″L x 9″H x 11″W – 650 cubic inches / 10L Thick hardwood dowel inside supports heavy loads Main panel of bag is a durable sandwich of 1 1/2 layers of 18oz. canvas, thin padding, and an off-white canvas liner for [...]

Motivation

I have been thinking about what motivates me to ride my bike everyday. Sure I enjoy riding my bike and have for the past 15 plus years. I was an avid racer, still do regular training type rides, and an occasional race. That alone is not enough o get me out of bed every morning [...]