Category Archives: Basic Commuter Skills

Pop Quiz: Which is the Commuter Bike?

Based on some comments in our recent Torker Interurban bike review, I wanted to put something up…a “pop quiz”, of sorts, to address some points made. This is a multiple-choice…

Happy Bike to Work Week Chicago

Needless to say, everyday for me is bike to work day and every week is bike to work week. But here in Chicago, the Active Transportation Alliance puts together a…

A Hat Tip from The Greenists

Here’s something to share — our site was featured on the excellent “The Greenists” online magazine. I was able to answer some general bike-commuting questions for the author, Jacob Johnston,…

Cucumber for your Commute?

This was posted on our sister-site…wait, why is it called “sister?” Why not “brother” or cousin…? Anyhow, check this out. It’s something you may want to try for your next…

BIKE TRAIN…. What is it and what is it good for???

A few months ago I was reading an issue of  Bicycle Paper, a Pacific NW regional cycling publication covering all aspects of cycling in Washington & Oregon. I found an…