Category Archives: Advanced Commuter Tips

Commuter Profile: Elizabeth Adamczyk

Meet Elizabeth Adamczyk — Elizabeth is a circulation supervisor for Northwestern University Library’s Chicago campus branch and is also a dedicated bike commuter. Here is her profile: Why do you…

Turning Traffic Lights Green

I was talking to one of my friends named Ralph Boaz about the subject of bicyclists turning traffic lights green. You see, Ralph is a Transportation Engineering Consultant with Pillar…

You can never have too much!

Always have at least 2 tubes per bike. One in your saddle bag, and one in your back pack or messenger bag. I always keep spares in my garage just…

Route Mapping and Logging for Bicycle Commuters

A great way to visualize a new or different bicycling route is to pull out a map and try to find the best way from point “A” to point “B”….

Regular Maintenance for the Bicycle Commuter

As bike commuters, we rely on our bikes to get us to and from work without breaking down. A few simple maintenance tasks done periodically help ensure that there will…