Category Archives: Basic Commuter Skills

Night Riding: personal observations and experiences

From a Darwinian standpoint, it may be that fear of the dark is an inherited trait, passed down since the beginning of time by those humans prudent and afraid enough…

Veggie Hauling with the No-Brainer DIY Box ‘n’ Rack

Ever find yourself in a pickle like this: You’re at the farmer’s market with your so-called girlfriend getting all carried away with sampling apples, debating pumpkin varieties, and haggling over…

Rain-X on my bike

So the other day it was raining here in SoCal. It gave me an idea on treating my frame with some Rain-X. If you’re not familiar with this product. You…

How To Hang Your Bike on a Vertical Rack

Have you ever been 5-foot-n-change and tried to hang your bike vertically on moving transportation? Well, I have! This week my combo commute took a rainy Cantaloupe and I for…

Easy Bike Cleaning

Disclaimer: What follows in this article are personal practices based upon casual research, others people’s advice, and my own experience over the years as a bike commuter. Here at Bikecommuters.com,…