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Archive for December, 2011

A2B Metro Goes South for the Winter

BluesCat is a resident of Phoenix, Arizona, who originally returned to bicycling in 2002 in order to help his son get the Boy Scout Cycling merit badge. His bikes sat idle until the summer of 2008 when gas prices spiked at over $4.00 per gallon. Since then, he has become active cycling, day-touring, commuting by […]

How Bikes Can Save Us! or Things that You Probably Already Know in a Nice Graphic

What seems like an “Internet Marketer” sent in the following graphic to post to Commute By Bike. As we recently posted a thinly veiled link farming attempt with this not very expert post about mountain bike commuting, I didn’t want to subject our readers to two in a row.For what appears to be a vehicle […]

Dublin Cycling Officer Post Saved!

Dublin Cycling Officer Post Saved!

Seeing Dog / Seeing the Light

“Apophenia is the experience of seeing meaningful patterns or connections in random or meaningless data.” It is the very human tendency to put meaning into random and unrelated information. For example, I recently saw Dog in the wood grain of a baseboard at a local restaurant. Some would call it pareidolia (a vague and random […]

Celebrate a Great Year for NYC Cycling

Celebrate a Great Year for NYC Cycling

The Ortlieb MudRacer Saddle Bag: Built to suit or not?

Karen Voyer-Caravona is an admitted bicycle dilettante in Flagstaff, Arizona, who blogs about her adventures on two wheels, vélo envy, her husband’s cooking, and cross country skiing at www.sheridesabike.com. Visit her Website for her endless opinions on the most stylish shoes for pedaling, critiques of bike parking, and the best bike date dining destinations. I […]

Gnar Lube / Gnar Swag

Nathan Friedman specializes in living the good life and making it look easy. Mountain biking all summer and skiing all winter, Nate is a rock star of the outdoor opportunities in the Southwest. To get some inspiration on living life to the fullest, check out his blog, Handlebar Sandwich. Commute by Bike‘s editor gave me […]

Stu’s BONGO Arch

In developing the Big and the Really Big Wandertec BONGOs, we decided to incorporate the rail system, a liner and a waterproof cover. The challenge for the cover was to come up with a simple, sturdy design that was easy to install and remove. One key element we were thinking through was how to keep […]

Bike Parking: Salsa Fargo

Hey look! Someone is using our bike rack! Since Stu built this incredible bike rack, I think that I’ve only seen people lock up their bike to it 5 or 6 times. Perhaps its just so amazing that people are scared to scratch it. I think it just needs to get a little weather worn […]

Dear Employees: PleaseCycle. Thank You.

For veteran cyclists looking for additional motivation to ride to work or for new commuters seeking assistance to get started, PleaseCycle offers solutions to these issues and beyond for London-based employers. The company, which launched its program this quarter, features an comprehensive online portal that allows employees to log miles, plan routes, and track both […]