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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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Utility bicycles make sense by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking From the Los Angeles Times, 10.06.08: Sport utility bikes: a comparison When gas prices gushed over $4 a gallon earlier this year, bike shops were (and still are) swamp ... Read on »
Employers warm to bicycle commuting by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking Work demands have limited my blogging activity. However, in catching up on the bicycle commuting news, a couple items in September seem important to share. One item i ... Read on »
Optimism rages at Interbike by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking From Wired.com, 09.28.08: As America Implodes, The Bike Industry Booms LAS VEGAS--It's never been a better time to be in the bicycle business, what with global warming, ... Read on »
Bike shop sales strong across the U.S. by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking From The Daily-Journal (Kankakee, IL), 09.20.08: Bike sales increase as more people pedal to work Hal Trovillion, pastor of First Baptist Church of Manteno, rides his b ... Read on »
Bike to Work Guide Available Soon by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking My publisher, Adams Media, contacted me this week to inform me that marketing had begun for the book project that kept me busy much of the summer. The Bike to Work Guid ... Read on »
Study: More cyclists means safer cyclists by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking From Science Daily, 09.07.08: A Virtuous Cycle: Safety In Numbers For Bicycle Riders It seems paradoxical but the more people ride bicycles on our city streets, the les ... Read on »
Even Dutch people are bicycling more by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking From Agence France Presse, 09.07.08: High petrol prices see bikes gain ground in the Netherlands The Dutch rely ever more on the humble bike for transport as pollutio ... Read on »
Bike retailers warm to commuting market by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking To say I'm oblivious is an understatement; I'm male, graying, and, um, male. So the other day when my wife and I were in a local REI store, I didn't immediately grasp her p ... Read on »
Stop signs with marketing pizazz by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking Yes. I work in marketing. And yes, marketing works just like this... Stop signs are a hot topic in bicycling circles these days. The Metropolitan Transportat ... Read on »
Demand grows for bike education by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking From the Christian Science Monitor, 08.25.08: New bike commuters hit the classroom, then the road The rush of new cyclists, created by high gas prices, is driving ... Read on »
Progress (temporarily) blocked in San Francisco by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking From the Wall Street Journal, 08.20.08: San Francisco Ponders: Could Bike Lanes Cause Pollution? City Backpedals on a Cycling Plan After Mr. Anderson Goes to Cour ... Read on »
Custom bicycles for the upscale commuter by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking From Marketplace (American Public Radio), 08.18.09: Can't afford gas? Try a 'commuter bike' Kai Ryssdal: There's some evidence commuting to work by bicycle is on t ... Read on »
Wrong way cycling is evil by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking From the New Orleans Times-Picayune, 08.18.08: Taking it to the streets What was the bicyclist thinking? What I do know is this: Before he had even untangled himse ... Read on »
New bike: Giant Halfway by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking This is the new bike in my stable, the Giant Halfway folding bicycle. I'd long wanted--but didn't need --a folding bicycle. Many of my friends had them, and they're jus ... Read on »
Advertising misrepresents bicycling by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking From the Birmingham News (AL), 08.13.08: Positives of bicycling often not portrayed in ads Most images of cycling presented in mass market ads follow one of two di ... Read on »
Hi-tech tires for older bikes by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking From the New York Times, 08.07.08: Gear Test | High-Tech Bicycle Tires Jalopy Bikes With Techie Tires BICYCLE lovers, thrifty as well as trend conscious, are pu ... Read on »
Dutch bicycles finding market in U.S.? by pauldorn Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking From the Vancouver Sun, 08.06.08: Spandex-free cycling commute sells in Vancouver, importer finds Cyclists can wear suits and skirts on Dutch-style bikes If you ... Read on »
Bikes crowding onto transit by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking From Oregon Public Broadcasting, 07.29.08: TriMet Tries To Keep Up With Needs Of Bike Commuters High gas prices are getting more Americans out of their cars, and s ... Read on »
Parking a bike gets tougher by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking From the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 07.27.08: Parking a bike gets tougher in Seattle It hasn't gotten as bad as trying to park a car in Seattle. There's no need t ... Read on »
CBS on bicycles in the U.S. by pauldorn Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Biking From CBS News Sunday Morning, 07.27.08: Pedal Power: With Gas Above $4 A Gallon, More And More People Are Trading In Four Wheels For Two "Pedal Power" is coming in ... Read on »