Category Archives: advocacy

More Amazing Utility Bikes

A couple weeks ago, I posted a set of YouTube videos that showcased some of my favorite wacky “utility bikes”. That posting caught the eye of one of our astute…

Just Ask Jack: Lock Considerations?

I got an email the other day from Jeff Baldwin, a professional locksmith and fellow bike commuter from up in Morristown, New Jersey. In an effort to better serve his…

Bicycletouringpro.com Web Event Start Tomorrow

If you have time over the weekend, please visit our friend Darren’s excellent bicycle-touring website at Bicycletouringpro.com His two-day “Web Event” kicks off at 8AM tomorrow…and the crew from Bikecommuters.com…

OpenStreetMap Mapping Party in Tampa

Sorry about the late notice… OpenStreetMap.org is hosting a bicycle-based mapping party in Tampa this coming weekend (November 22nd and 23rd). Here are the details from the invitation: Mapping parties…

Commuter Self-Defense…For Real This Time

A few weeks ago, I posted a humorous YouTube video as a “self-defense” tutorial for bicycle commuters. Mere days later, a close friend of mine (coworker and occasional commuting partner)…