Category Archives: Basic Commuter Skills

Quick Tip-Rain Gloves

Find yourself needing to keep your hands dry in the rain? Here’s a quick tip that helps. What I do is place a pair of disposable gloves over my riding…

Great bike security article in this month’s “Outside”

You may have seen an Outside Magazine article about Lance Armstrong and the nefarious dealings of his organization LiveStrong floating around the bike webs recently, but in the same issue…

Us V. Them – More Aloha, Please!

With all the animosity between Bike Commuters, Rollerbladers, Mopeds, Pedestrians, Car, Trucks, Buses, and Trolleys encountered on my daily commutes, I’m surprised that others haven’t realized how far a little…

My conversation with a Cop about bikes, traffic and safety tips

The other day I was having coffee with one of my friends who happens to be an Officer with a very large metropolitan police department. We’ll call him “Officer Ben.”I…