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A Few Words About Our Gas Savings Log and Calculator

You may notice that the numbers in our Bikecommuters.com/Bikejournal.com log at the top of our page have changed dramatically since yesterday. Faithful reader Mike Schlei of Webster, TX pointed out…

Jack’s Got a Walz Cap, Too!

Well, I figured I’d jump on the bandwagon and get me one of those dashing Walz Caps that everyone raves about. Moe’s got one. Jeff’s got one. Lance has got…

Another Look at the Dynamic Crosstown 7

One of the few drawbacks to being a product tester is that sometimes you’ve got to give whatever you’re testing back to the manufacturer. This is especially the case with…

Grocery Getter Completed

Over the weekend, I was able to complete my take on the European-style utility bike – what I’ve been calling “Jack’s Patented Grocery Gitter”. Using an actual European city bike…

Green Tuesday: On Being an Environmentalist

In the 6 months that I have been bike commuting, I have driven about 1800 miles less than I would have otherwise, and spewed about 38,000 fewer pounds of CO2…