Tag Archives: bike commuting
My stepdaughter has been living in Washington, DC (within the District itself) for the past 18 months. Only recently (since August) did she start using bicycles to get to and from METRO stations during her commute. In those two months, … Continue reading
Any other avid bike commuters out there wonder why our co-workers and friends seem to ask if we rode to work when the weather is lousy? I commute by bicycle well over 100 days a year, but the only times … Continue reading
Below is a list (likely incomplete) of those college campuses in the United Sates that have the most free bicycle repair stations on campus. These handy “fixit” locations provide routine and emergency service options for campus (and general public) cyclists. … Continue reading
It’s not often that one can bike commute in Michigan the week between Christmas and New Year’s. Most of the time it is either too snowy, too icy, or too damn cold (particularly the wind chill). Despite temperatures in the … Continue reading
Recently, I have wondered how many airports in the United States and elsewhere have bicycle parking available for travelers. One thing is for sure, if you are a traveler who is planning to bike to the airport, I hope you … Continue reading
I am very pleased to report that in my tenth year of serious bicycling commuting, a new milestone was reached today – 100 roundtrip bike commutes in a single calendar year. The previous record was 87 roundtrip commutes in 2012. Hopefully … Continue reading
When I was growing up on the north side of Indianapolis, there was no such thing as the Monon Trail. Instead, it was the Monon Railroad linking the city with communities to the north, including Chicago. In 1985, the Monon … Continue reading
While surfing the net for a folding bicycle helmet that can be easily packed in a suitcase or backpack for trips and holidays, I stumbled across Carrera’s new foldable helmet. This wickedly cool retro design from Italy is based on … Continue reading
What a great idea, courtesy of Streetsblog Chicago. Congratulations to all those in Chicago responsible for setting such a fine example of cutting-edge bicycle planning. Get a Leg Up: Steven and Friends Install the Nation’s First Bicycle Footrest.
I will let these photos from inhabit.com of Judah Schiller and his water bike speak for themselves.