Category Archives: Basic Commuter Skills

Some basic commuter tips

Bike commuting is a great way to stay active, save money, and help the environment at the same time. With your route planned out, and the proper mindset, you can…

Another first for Philadelphia — bike thefts

It seems like just yesterday we were extolling the virtues of the City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia, and its rise to the top of the bike commuting cities in the…

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….