Category Archives: Just Ask Jack

Just Ask Jack — Beating the Stink?

Phil sent in the following question: Could you post an article or question on how to clean polyester bike jerseys? I use bright neon green jerseys from Performance and DeFeet…

Just Ask Jack: Dealing With Dogs?

Bob sent in the following question: I’m looking for some type of user friendly object to carry while riding my road bike to defend against possible dog or other varmint…

Just Ask Jack — What Bike Do I Buy?

We get a lot of “which bike do I buy?? questions submitted to us…a LOT. While we absolutely love to help guide bike purchasers toward suitable commuting bikes, this is…

Just Ask Jack: Lock Considerations?

I got an email the other day from Jeff Baldwin, a professional locksmith and fellow bike commuter from up in Morristown, New Jersey. In an effort to better serve his…

Just Ask Jack — Good 26″ Commuter Tires?

A question I get a lot around here is “what is an appropriate and good tire choice to convert my mountain bike into a commuter?” Back in the early 90s,…