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Alternate universe report: Bicycling hires BikeSnobNYC, features commuter bikes by Marcus S. Posted Sat 28 Mar 2009 4:14pm Thursday I recieved the May issue of Bicycling Magazine - or at least I think I did. Sure, it had the same old cover showing a muscled, smiling racer that this Marketeer of everything carbon and spandex usually features (in fact I think all Bicycling covers feature the same racer, or at least it seems that way). There was the big bold headline te ... Read on »
Bicycle Design releases finalists for Commuter bike design. What’s missing? by Marcus S. Posted Wed 14 Jan 2009 6:55pm Late last week, the blog Bicycle Design released the finalists for its competition to design a new commuter bike for the masses. The winner of this contest will win a Cannondale Bad Boy Disc. Finalist Rick Marlands folder concept. With integrated lock, lights, and fenders this comes closest to meeting all the needs of a commuter in my opinio ... Read on »
SwissBike's Folding Commuter Bike by Green Thinkers Posted Fri 23 Jan 2009 4:26pm The SwissBike TX is a full-size commuter bike (26” wheel) that folds to fit in the back of a Mini Cooper. The whole philosophy behind this bike is that it offers the full-size stability and ride quality that is needed for a good commuter, while still having all the benefits of a small wheel folder. In short, it can go anywhere. Terrain is not ... Read on »
Buying the right commuting bike by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Dec 2008 3:06am From the Boston Globe, 07.27.08: When it comes to 2 wheels, there are countless choices So you want to get back into bicycling after all these years. Or, perhaps it's time to upgrade from your old gray mare to something more sleek and sexy. Shopping for a new bike can seem overwhelming, especially for neophytes. Fortunately, a wise (Bel ... Read on »
commuter bike by Heather H. Posted Fri 27 Nov 2009 10:04pm I meant to do a blog about my commuter bike in January when I started riding it to work but I just never got around to it. Wednesday on my way home, a guy rode up beside me and complimented my bike, but then he rode with me and asked all kinds of questions about it and told me he wanted to build up a really similar bike for his girlfriend, so I to ... Read on »
Pedal Over to Commute by Bike by Karen Voyer-Caravona Posted Sat 05 Feb 2011 1:14pm The Buff Seamless Headband Flagstaff e-retailer and bike trailer manufacturer Bike Shop Hub recently invited me to write a product review on the very excellent blog Commute by Bike .  The product, the Buff Seamless Headband, arrived just in time for some really frigid weather so testing was a pleasure.  Here's a link to my review ... Read on »
New Commuter bike by BaddApple .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 18 Apr 2011 1:28pm   I picked up my new sweet commuter bike on Sunday. My friend Matt did a great conversion of my Mtn bike to a commuter. I really wanted to ride it today, but since it in the 30's and supposed to snow I decided I better pass today. The rest of the week is not looking any better. With the price of gas and the size of my ass I hope ... Read on »
Fox 7 News looks at how easy is it to commute by bike in Austin by Marcus S. Posted Fri 04 Dec 2009 10:27am This recent local broadcast of Fox 7 News gives a quick overview of biking to work with resources from the City of Austin, Bicycle Sport Shop and Mellow Johnny’s. It’s a nice cursory look at biking as an option but does spend quite a bit of time focusing on showers. Also mentioned is the free bike racks the City provides to properties for bike pa ... Read on »
Commuting by Bike - The Cycle Gladiator by Philip Posted Thu 18 Mar 2010 12:00am Usually my lack of blog writing has reflected my general lethargy, where there has been no cycling, and no inspiration. Now things have gone full circle, lots of cycling and so much to write about its difficult to choose. Last week I managed over 130 miles in lovely weather including a 67 mile jaunt over the Humber bridge to Lincoln for a fami ... Read on »
Winter commuting bike is ready to roll. by Doug R. Patient Expert Posted Sun 06 Dec 2009 6:46pm I'm still resting up from my cold, so no riding for me this weekend. Between last Sunday and today, I've got the Cross Check ready for winter. And just in time. The weather forecast started showing a Winter Storm Watch for Tuesday and Wednesday. Yeah for snow!! Finally winter is arriving. The list of changes for the Cross Check include the fo ... Read on »