Category Archives: Just Ask Jack

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…

In Search of a Better Helmet

We were contacted by Randy Cardona, an Industrial Design graduate student at the Acadamy of Art University in San Francisco. He was hoping to get a little “focus group” action…

Just Ask Jack: Fighting the Wind?

Jacob sent in the following question: I’d be curious to know what you guys do to deal with wind. Are there good tips for how to ride during a stiff…

Just Ask Jack — No More Car?

Rick sent in the following question: I want to ride full time – no more car. I bought a Randonee touring bike and have done a few 40 milers so…

Just Ask Jack: Bike Pooling?

Here’s an interesting one sent in by longtime reader Phil: So, this afternoon, a co-worker and sometime bike-commuter and I were talking about riding/commuting and car-pooling. I suddenly thought, why…