Category Archives: Basic Commuter Skills

Weatherproof jackets for commuters

Listen up fellow riders, bad weather shouldn’t be an excuse to leave your bike to gather dust in the garden shed or garage. With today’s cycling-friendly clothing, staying warm and…

Clean that stinky helmet with something that stinks

Yes it’s true, you can use vinegar and some soap to get rid of that funkiness your helmet reeks of. MtnBikeRiders.com shows you how to do it. You can do…

Guest article: Bike Safety

Editor’s note: the following is a guest article submitted by our contacts at UK’s Claims4Negligence. Some good information on basic safety tips for new commuters: Bike Safety There are so…

Don’t be like Dave Matthews

Our good friend Ken Sturrock pointed out this gem on today’s CNN homepage: Stranded Dave Matthews hitches ride with fan to show Basically, singer/songwriter Dave Matthews went for a pre-concert…

Guest Article: The ABCs of Trip Planning

Editor’s note: Here’s the latest from Andrew “Doc” Li — you may remember him from his excellent DIY repair stand tutorial a couple weeks ago. Today, Andrew will give us…