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Giro Reverb – Commuter Helmet

Number of Views : 1601I recently upgraded my helmet to a more fully bodied helmet for commuting to work. I have a Giro Road helmet that really allows for air flow and the ability to cool your head. But for commuting to work and being packed away in my desk …

Commuter Panniers

Number of Views : 1858I have been biking into work for a while with a backpack. When I purchased my Raleigh commuter I also got a rack for the back. I had fully intended to get some panniers right away and see how they worked. It took me until July …

How to crack a combination bike lock

Number of Views : 20892 I commute to work frequently on my Raleigh i8.  A while back someone asked me what kind of lock do I use.  I did not have a response, I had not been using one.  Last year when I started commuting I would ride to offsite …

Looking for a commuter bike

Number of Views : 11374I’ve been eyeing up different commuter bike options.  I have to say that there are a lot of options.   I think my criteria narrowed down to an upright position like a mountain bike but some features of a road bike.  Similar to a hybrid.  There are …

New Bike and Driving privileges

Number of Views : 3577After my bike breaking and having to fix the crank.  I had a chance to test drive a few new rides at my local bike shop.  (www.freewheelerbikeshop.com).  I probably should not have done that.  Now I am ready to make a change.  I realize that the …

Where is your bike made?

Number of Views : 3196This past summer I got a new road bike.  I chose a Fuji because of the price and the great ride.  I test rode quite a few bikes and this one just felt right.    After riding for a while and talking with many people I realized that …

Broken Bike – Home Fix

Number of Views : 3157Last week I finished riding home from work and noticed a bit of play in my pedal and crank.  When I took a closer look the pedal was not straight in the crank.   After a bit of work, I was able to get the pedal …

Listening to music while biking

Number of Views : 4570  I’ve been commuting to work on my bike for a bit now.   I have about 7 miles to travel each direction on some busy roads.   During the commute I listen to music via my Motorola s10 headphones.      These allow me to keep my …

Bike Commuting Tools

Number of Views : 3000I had a few setbacks on  commuting this week.  Over the weekend I let someone borrow my bike for a race here in GR.  During the race the chain broke.   Thankfully we were able to get them another bike in about 15 min.  I felt …

Bike Commuting to Work

Number of Views : 3703I have started biking into work again.  It has been enjoyable and an interesting adventure.   This time around I’m using my commuter, a converted mountain bike (Schwinn S9five6 – Purchased in 1995).    This is one of my favorite bikes, I’ve had a great amount …

Commuting to Work on Bike

Number of Views : 7003I’ve been commuting to work on my bike this last week. It has been great. The car was in the shop so I finally had a reason to commute. I’ve been planning on doing it but never was motivated enough to start the process. This last …