Category Archives: Basic Commuter Skills

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….

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…