Category Archives: Advanced Commuter Tips

Foglights for Bicycles — Update

A couple weeks ago, we discussed foglights for bikes. It was decided that low-mounted lights would be perfect for cutting through thick fog. Well, our man in Reno (Quinn) decided…

Just Ask Jack — Overly Courteous Drivers?

Quinn sent in the following question: “Commuters know about the ‘right hook’ — what about the opposite? By that I mean those drivers who creep behind you for a city…

Just Ask Jack — Foglights for Bikes?

Quinn sent in the following question: “What is a good fog headlight? I have a 5-LED Cat Eye on my bars, and the fog hit tonight and I had about…

Dropout Spacing, Axle Spacers and Hubs for Old Bikes

I was talking with Jeff about his new Sekine project the other day, and he was curious about how to fit wheels into this old frame — he had tried…

Tool-less Bicycle Repairs?

The other day, Moe and were talking about an article idea: presenting ways to repair common bicycle breakdowns without tools. If you were stranded out in the middle of nowhere…