Month: November 2010

Bicycle Messengers

In the last year and a half or so, since we set out to define utility cycling, we have covered a wide breadth of topics from bike services to bike mapping to community building and much, much more. We have been slowly filling in the all of the categories and subcategories that we identified of…

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Benting to Work

BluesCat is a 60-year-old Phoenix, Arizona resident 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…

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2010 Croozer 737 – Closeout! Only $319

I thought it would be worthy of a quick post to mention that we just posted a closeout of the 2010 Croozer 737 Bike Child Trailer! This is an amazing deal, priced to move, at $319 (normally $449)! This one child trailer, comes with everything you need for cycling, jogging and strolling. Croozer offer high…

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'Some might say there is a war on cars…'

Here’s a de-facto case study illustrating the UK side of Stacey Moses’ post, Bicycle Commuting Incentives: US v UK: Cadherent Ltd is a UK-based CAD, multi-media, design and drafting company that participates in the country’s Bike2Work program, with 80% of their staff participating. [T]he bike racks outside… are crammed with cycles, courtesy of the Bike2Work…

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Bicycle Commuting Incentives: US v UK

The juxtaposition of the bicycle commuter benefits offered by the United States and the United Kingdom is, in a word, revealing.  As of January 1, 2009, the Bicycle Commuter Act, which is part of the Renewable Energy Tax Credit legislation, has given US employers the ability to contribute to employees’ commuting expenses as a non-taxable…

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'Every person not confined inside metal makes for a better community'

On the heels of Josh King’s gear recommendations for Urban Bad Weather Commuting, I found more recommendations for winter cycling equipment and a review of the best bicycle tires for wet or snowy conditions–both on Yahoo! Sports, of all places. (I confess, Yahoo!, I underestimated you.) The California Environmental Protection Agency is conducting a four-week…

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