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Commute by Bike’s Top 10 Posts of 2011

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

So, 2011 is almost over. It’s time to coast across the finish line with a look back at those times when I wasn’t feeling quite as lazy as I am today, after three days off. To determine the top ten posts of 2011, I took a look at how many times each post was viewed […]

Four Things I Forgot about Winter Bike Commuting (In Eight Short Months)

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Today I did my first official slippery-road, snow-coming-down, winter-is-here, denial-is-no-longer-an-option commute of the season. I’ve been thinking about winter commuting in the abstract; from a blogging point of view. I’ve been thinking, Yeah, yeah. Every other bike blog is going to do the obligatory series of posts on winter bike commuting; regurgitating the same how-to’s […]

The Helmetclava by Outdoor Research

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

At $35 MSRP, the Helmetclava is more expensive than other balaclavas you can find. It is indeed a fine piece of winter commuting gear, but it takes a little getting used to.

‘Best of all you won’t feel guilty when you reach for seconds from the holiday dessert tray’ (Roundup)

Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

A Christmas tree made out of bikes. Zip ties for snow traction. Winter cycling infographic. More holiday gift ideas.

De-Evolution of a Commuter Bike

Friday, December 10th, 2010

I’m very close to admitting that my mountain bike isn’t really a mountain bike anymore.

Repeat After Me: Winter Commuters Aren’t Heroes

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

If we want our winter commute to be seen as a heroic, we are also saying, “You mere mortals couldn’t handle it.” And if they internalize this message, they won’t ever try.