Biking

Bike Saftey

My wife sent me this link in an email today. http://www.woodtv.com/dpp/news/local/ottawa_county/vehicle-hits-bicycle-in-robinson-township  It is tragic to see someone get hit on a bicycle.  Since I have been riding into work I think about this often.  I have had a few close calls, but I have not been hit.  A co-worker was struck last year.   He suffered a broken leg and a lot …

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Great Biking Poster

I came across this advertisement on a blog that I read about urban biking / commuting. I thought it was a pretty common sense advertisement. I think there is another that compares electric cars as well. Original Link http://urbanvelo.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/10/reality.jpg

Bike Commuting Tools

I 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 bad that the chain broke, especially since they were in the middle of a race. …

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Bike Commuting to Work

I 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 of fun over the years with this bike.   In the last 5 years it …

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