Month: October 2007

San Jose earthquake

I’ve heard this local earthquake has made the national news, so I wanted to post a quick (off-topic) note that all is well in the land of Fritz. I definitely felt the quake in my home, which measured magnitude 5.6 in San Jose, California. The USGS is calling this a “moderate” quake. Things rattled pretty…

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Commute 101: Leave your car at the office

Maybe you’re more than willing to ride your bike into the office but you have a meeting across town later in the day. Or maybe you have several meetings? And they are: to far to bike and… you don’t have time to clean up once you get there Does this scenario sound familiar? Try taking…

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Be a Cycle Hero

I’m not quite sure exactly what it is that intrigues me so much about the CycleHero advert that CTC ran in the cinemas of London. I guess it is the bikes. Yeah, that’s it, the bikes. Seriously, nice campaign over at CycleHero. The short was directed by award winning short filmmaker Paul Fuller and has…

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Spice Up Your Commute

I would love to tell you that I have time in my schedule for various workouts – but I have to be honest; my bike commute is my workout. Perhaps it is the same for you. There is a wonderful post over at Zen Habits encouraging runners to mix up their workouts a bit. This…

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Strida folding bikes

I have to admit that when I first saw the Strida folding bikes I wasn’t all that impressed. It looks somewhat like Sinclair’s “A Bike” and I assumed the Strida bikes would have the same performance characteristics as the Sinclair. I tried the Strida 3.2 and 5.0 briefly on the show floor at Interbike and…

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Lock that rear wheel!

Chicago’s Rapid Transit Cycles reports that they replace more rear wheels to theft than they replace front wheels. Apparently, some cyclists believe the rear wheel is more difficult to remove than the front wheel, so they wrap a lock through the frame and front wheel but leave the rear wheel unlocked. Reality, of course, is…

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Commuting in Rochester

First, a quick note of congratulations to Fritz. Cyclelicious has made the list of the top 100 lifestyle blogs (blogs tagged as lifestyle on Technorati). You can check out the list HERE as I harness my best Casey Kasem voice and say: “Coming in at number 48…” Now, for your weekend reading enjoyment, another nice…

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