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Archive for May, 2006

Battle for the Fastest Commute

Here in NYC, we have a great organization called Transportation Alternatives looking out for us. They hold an annual race to see who can get from point A to point B fastest: the bike, the subway or the taxi. Here’s an excerpt from their press release: On Friday morning, National Bike to Work Day, Transportation […]

Stupid Politics

Unfortunately I had to drive to work today. As I drove thru my route, I pictured myself riding the KHS Urban X passing all the cars that were stuck in traffic. Once I got on the freeway, I really missed my bike. Stupid traffic was going 5 mph. But the thing that pisses me off […]

Riding in the Heat

Summer is creeping up fast, I know that there will be occasions where we’ll be out riding our bike in 90-100 degree weather. With that in mind, I found some great tips from on riding in the summer. Timing Timing is the key to life. Summer bike riding isn’t any different. Consider planning your […]

To Shave or Not to Shave!

Do commuters need to shave their legs? Nasty!

Price Point Epic Baggy Shorts Review

Overview: Price Point Epic Baggy Shorts are high on value, low on price. Helenca liner with a Microsuede chamois, leg grippers, two side pockets, seamless gussett for added comfort, and a drawstring waist. The Epic Baggy shorts come in a variety of colors and sizes. Disclaimer: As a product reviewer for Commute By Bike, I […]

Isn’t that illegal?

” FAQ: Isn’t riding your bike in the middle of the lane illegal? Let’s start with California’s vehicle code: Duty of Bicycle Operator: Operation On Roadway. VC 21202 a) Any person operating a bicycle upon a roadway at a speed less than the normal speed of traffic moving in the same direction at such time […]