Month: November 2006

commutebybike.com Spotted in a Denver Newspaper

I Googled “commutebybike.com” to see what’s linking to us and sure enough I saw an article by the Denver Post titled “Pedaling with a Purpose.” The article was dated September 24th, 2006. The article does a great job talking about the benefits of commuting by bike, and even listed us as a “Helpful site” Helpful…

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Ibex Corrida LT Review

Our friends from Commute by Bike lend me an Ibex Corrida LT from www.ibexbikes.com to ride and review. My first thought was to ride it to work. It seemed like a perfect commuter bike. As I was running a little late to work, I decided to give this bike a workout. I rode this bike…

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Bicycles Make Better Dads, They really do!

A while ago I wrote an article called “Bicycles Make Better Dads.” We had a pretty good response from our readers. In fact another site linked to the article and discussed it on their blog. I recently received a comment from “Trey” stating that he agreed with me and he shared his story on how…

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Xootr, Nick. Nick, Xootr. Now play nice.

So, as some of you may know, I have been sent the Xootr Swift to do with what I will. Since, much to the chagrin of Jay, I have come to love riding fixed-gear and have forsaken the freewheel, I decided to turn this great little folding bike into a great little folding fixed-gear bike….

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KHS Urban Xtreme Review

2006 KHS Urban Xtreme Disclaimer: As a product reviewer for Commute By Bike, I am providing my unbiased opinion of any products provided to us by any company. I do not posses any type of relationship with the product’s company or parent companies. Companies that send in their goods to be reviewed do not compensate…

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Cyclist's Scavenger Food Hunt For Charity

A scavenger hunt race on bikes, and it’s all done for charity? Awesome idea! This sounds like it would be a blast! You would definately need something like the Bailey Works Bag for this. Nick just did a facemelter review on it. Check it out. “Cranksgiving,” a sort of scavenger hunt on two wheels that…

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Need A Custom Wheel Built?

We worked out a pretty good deal with the folks of RPM Cyclery. If any CBB readers need a wheel built, the labor rate is only $20! Just make sure you mention, “RL of commutebybike.com is super cool!” Most local bike shops charge anywhere from $40-$55 per wheel. Yes I know…I’m the man for setting…

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If you ride in Fullerton Ca. Read This

I received an email from one of Fullerton’s most dedicated bicycle advocates, Vince Buck. We had a great meeting at the Bicycle User’s Subcommittee on Wednesday: SRO (but it was not a large room).There was serious discussion about the bicycle routes around the university and about a possible bridge over the 57 freeway at Madison….

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Now that I'm famous…

The coolest thing has been happening lately. People I run into have recognized my handsome mug from CBB. Ok, to be truthful, two people have… Don’t get me wrong, these two guys weren’t asking for autographs or anything special. But it was cool to see that we do have local readership. So I’d like to…

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What's for Breakfast?

Usually if I am about to head out for a ride, I stay away from greasy foods such as McGriddles and Hasbrowns…(mmmm) The reason why I don’t like to eat anything greasy right before a ride…THIS COULD HAPPEN So what’s on your plate right before you ride?

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