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Archive for July, 2007

Bike trailer for adult handicapped passenger?

I’ve known my buddy John for a few years now over the Internet. He’s an enthusiastic fellow who rides his bike around Sydney, Nova Scotia. John has a problem and I hope the smart readers of CBB can find a solution. His partner Lisa was born with spina bifida and cannot use her legs. She […]

Ideas to promote cycling

A cyclist on the San Lorenzo River Trail in Santa Cruz, California. Photo by me. Here’s a discussion thread for the weekend: CycleDog wants 100 ideas to improve cycling in his state. What are some good things you’ve seen that improved or promoted cycling in your area? What are some interesting ideas you’ve seen? Here […]

Biking hazard: Tree sap?

I saw this note posted yesterday on the local cycling list. Is there any thing that we can do with trees that leave such a big puddle of sap on bike lanes? I was riding today and I went through it and my bike skidded out from under me. I feel that it is a […]

Attention South Bay Area bikers

Here’s a special deal just for those of you in the South Bay who bike between San Jose and Menlo Park, California. See me, catch me, stop me and mention “Commute By Bike.” I’ll take your photo and post it here at commutebybike.com, along with a short commuter profile. A few random lucky few of […]

Commuter Story: Millionaire Bike Commuter

Tip of the helmet to Alan Snel for pointing out this Today Show video — Bob Dotson reports on a Philadelphia businessman who is more concerned about giving to others than making money for himself. In 1973, Hal Taussig gave his last car to a hitch hiker. He commutes by bike and has loaned five […]

Racks and fenders on the One Way

Ted in Minneapolis asked: I want to put both front and rear racks on it for commuting as I’m tired of having weight on my back – the sweat and the pain of it…wondering if you’ve done/are going to mess with racks? I mounted a rear rack on the Raleigh One Way without too much […]