Category Archives: Basic Commuter Skills

A handy guide to bicycle infrastructure

Do you sometimes get confused by all the lingo thrown around by bicycle advocates? Don’t know the difference between a “bicycle boulevard” and a “bike trail”? And what IS a…

Training to Commute, Commuting to Train

A buddy of mine once told me that the only way to get better at any craft is not just practice but perfect practice. He was and remains one of…

Taking care of your gear

Editor’s note: we’ve touched on the subject of cycling fabric care before — here are a variety of new tips for you to mull over as the weather heats up….

National Bike Month 2014

As you know, May is National Bike Month here in the U.S. As always, the League of American Bicyclists is a great source for information on events in your area….

Riding in unpredictable weather

Tips for Cycling in Unpredictable Weather Although summer is well on its way, which means sunny (and sweaty!) rides, there are many places where the hottest season can be unpredictable….