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pauldorn Patient Expert

Sacramento, California
Paul Dorn is a writer and activist in Northern California, presently residing in Sacramento. In 1997 he created the popular bicycle commuting advice website at runmuki.com/commute. Dorn is the co-author (with Roni Sarig) of The Bike to Work Guide: What You Need to Know to Save Gas, Go Green, Get... Full Bio
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Pedaling to 10K by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking On my bicycle ride home this evening, I'll clock 10,000 miles on my cyclocomputer. It will be dark, so I took this picture at lunchtime. I believe at that point, this ... Read on »
Equipment suggestions for bicycle commuting by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking This July I was contacted by a writer for Outside Magazine , regarding bicycle commuting equipment recommendations. I sent several paragraphs of suggestions, based ... Read on »
Cash for Clunkers: More auto-centric nonsense by pauldorn Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking From Yahoo News, 07.31.09 : House approves $2B more for 'cash for clunkers' The House has voted to rush an additional $2 billion into the popular but financially strap ... Read on »
Baby on Board: Pregnancy and bicycle commuting by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking The following was edited out of the manuscript of my book, The Bike to Work Guide: What You Need to Know to Save Gas, Go Green, Get Fit . The question of bicycle commuti ... Read on »
Baby on Board: Pregnancy and bicycle commuting by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking The following was edited out of the manuscript of my book, The Bike to Work Guide: What You Need to Know to Save Gas, Go Green, Get Fit. The question of bicycle commuting wh ... Read on »
Out of excuses: You—yes, you—can ride your bike to work by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking From GreenRightNow.com, 05.13.09 : Paul Dorn knows that getting Americans to ride a bike to work instead of driving a car is quite the uphill battle. Even on a good day ... Read on »
Out of excuses: You—yes, you—can ride your bike to work by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking From GreenRightNow.com, 05.13.09: Paul Dorn knows that getting Americans to ride a bike to work instead of driving a car is quite the uphill battle. Even on a good day, h ... Read on »
Sacramento Bee profile of multimodal bike commuter by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking From the Sacramento Bee, 04.30.09 : Commuter: A 'multi-modal' journey In 1992, Paul Dorn sold his car, which wouldn't be such a big deal, except he never bought anot ... Read on »
Sacramento Bee profile of multimodal bike commuter by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking From the Sacramento Bee, 04.30.09: Commuter: A 'multi-modal' journey In 1992, Paul Dorn sold his car, which wouldn't be such a big deal, except he never bought anothe ... Read on »
Velorution coming to Boston? by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking From the Boston Globe, 04.10.09 : Is Boston Ready For a Revolution? Can Boston really go from being the worst city for bicycling to the best? The mayor and his spitfire ... Read on »
Bike commuting and economic downturn by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking The economic situation is bleak , and getting bleaker. In some sense the current economic crisis is primarily an energy crisis. The American economy rose to global he ... Read on »
Bike commuting and economic downturn by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking The economic situation is bleak, and getting bleaker. In some sense the current economic crisis is primarily an energy crisis. The American economy rose to global hegem ... Read on »
Protect your bike from theft by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking From the Sacramento Bee, 02.20.09 : Bike theft is a common crime--no happy ending in most cases Hey, what about my bike? That's what lots of local cyclists have been s ... Read on »
Sacramento Meetup: bicycle bloggers, others by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking Coming to Sacramento for Valentines Day--and also the prologue of the Amgen Tour of California ? Finish the day at the AToC Social Media Meetup . Join the inimitable Fri ... Read on »
Davis shows the way for bike commuting by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking In anticipation of the Amgen Tour of California 's start in Sacramento and Davis, I was asked by the Yolo County Visitors Bureau to write an op-ed touting Davis' stature ... Read on »
George Hincapie, bike commuter by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking From the Los Angeles Times, 01.21.09 : Traffic can't stop George Hincapie After finishing 45th in Stage 2 of the Tour Down Under , Lance Armstrong answered a few quest ... Read on »
Winter biking, easier than you think by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking From the Daily Camera (Boulder, CO), 01.18.09 : Winter Biking: It's easier than you think For most of us who ride our bikes to commute, it's no problem in the spring, ... Read on »
Bike commuting: Reaching the tipping point? by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking When it comes to bicycling, are we approaching a favorable tipping point? A recent Bike Commute Tips Blog post on the surge in bicycling in Massachusetts prompted ... Read on »
Alabama: Bicycle commute starts with a drive by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking From CBS42.com (Birmingham, AL) : Two wheels, no motor, no problem for local commuter! Everything Elisa Munoz brings to work must fit in a small backpack. "Makeup, no ... Read on »
Uncle Sam pays bicycle commuters in 2009 by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking From U.S. News & World Report, 12.30.08 : Uncle Sam's Bike-to-Work Allowance Remember that big $700 billion bailout package that Congress passed? There were all sorts ... Read on »