Category Archives: Advanced Commuter Tips

A Handy Cargo Trick

Reader Tom Hewitt sent in the following handy tip that we’d like to share with you: “Some of us bike commuters prefer backpacks to panniers for a variety of reasons…

New Tool: State by State Bicycle laws

Check out our new tool! A web application that will give you the laws that are applicable to bicycles for your state. You can find our new tool on top…

Winter Warriors

A couple of our faithful readers sent in some pictures to share of their winter bicycle commutes. Let me just say right at the beginning here that anyone who commutes…

Just Ask Jack — The Need for Speed?

Ben C. sent in the following question: “I have a 2003 Giant Boulder SE I converted to a commuter bike by slapping on some 26 x 1.6 slick continentals. I…

The Laughing Hyena Boy of Self-Conciousness

I was laughed at on my ride home yesterday evening. Part of my commuting route takes me past a local inner-city high school. On most days I avoid the school…