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Archive for April, 2014

Hard working trailers, panniers, and racks

Colin sent us these photos of how he’s been utilizing his bike for a pretty awesome array of activities. He packed up his MIG welder and gas tank onto his BOB Trailer, which makes for a pretty bad-ass looking commuting rig.Next, he loaded up a folding table, chairs, and all the necessary tabling supplies for […]

J.O.Y.B.A.G.® Revival

3 Years ago today, we launched what I can audaciously describe as CommuteByBike.com’s version of a GoogleX moonshot.  The project was christened J.O.Y.B.A.G.® (That’s, Jump On Your Bike And Go).  Our mission was to figure out what it would take for a bicycle to be as convenient and user friendly as a car. Given that […]

Electric Bike Commute Video

It’s more and more common to see electric bikes on the roads these days. I must admit, I sometimes get pangs of purist thought when it comes to electric bikes. I mean, I can pedal, so why would I cheat? But honestly, electric bikes are the way to go in so many cases. And an […]

Why yes, I am wearing my bicycle pants to the office…and hiking…and camping…A review of Bluff Works adventure-ready pants

You know those guys who go a year without breaking a sweat? Youve seen them walking, bellies a swingin, from one boring meeting to the next in some sprawling city where people get lost in thoughts about whether there is more to life than this. Well, unfortunately, you can do that in these pants if […]

Maximum Impact Bicycle Advocacy

Being constrained by a 60 minute window I feel like I have an excuse to make broad and sweeping claims regarding topics that I am familiar with but I am certainly no expert on.  So I beg your pardon as I launch in. The development of serious and dedicated bicycle infrastructure is a requirement for […]

Less Car More Go Documentary on Kickstarter

I don’t know what it is about cargo bikes, but they do have a funny way of getting into your heart. I’ve had a lot of bikes comes and go from my life over the years, but there is one I miss more than any of the others and that’s my old Xtracycle. The Xtracycle […]