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Bike Commuting: Planning for the Weather

When I started commuting to work by bicycle a few years ago I began checking the weather reports every day. At first, it was to plan whether I would be riding to work the next day at all, as I only wanted to ride when it was nice out. As […]

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Bike Commuting: Riding at Night

Riding in the dark is something you’ll need to be prepared for as a commuter if you wish to ride throughout the entire year, or if you simply have a work schedule where you’ll be commuting in the early hours of the morning or later hours at night. Much like […]

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Nutcase Helmet Review

When Michael Morrow first came up with the concept of Nutcase helmets, it was indeed a nutty idea bourne from a very pure desire to do something different. Having drawn their closest rivals the Oregon Ducks, Morrow decided to create a tribute to his favorite team, the Oregon Beavers in […]

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Bike Commuting: Equipping Your Bike

Whether you’re commuting to work, going out for an intense group ride, or just pedaling on the local greenway, it’s never a bad idea to be prepared for a simple repair. Typically the worst you’ll encounter is a flat tire, which thankfully is a relatively easy fix for the majority […]

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Bike Commuting: Packing Your Bag

The bike’s ready and your route is planned, but is your bag packed? Or do you even need one? Let’s figure out what you should bring with you for your commute! Choosing a Bag – Backpack or Pannier? If your bike doesn’t have rack mounts to hold a pannier, then […]

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Bike Commuting: Planning Your Route

You’re ready to pack your bag, hop on the bike, and go!  But a question still lingers: what’s the best way to get there?  Chances are you’ve already been driving to work for a while and are familiar with how to get there by car, but getting there by bike […]