Going Car-Free can Make You a Millionaire! As seen in Get Rich Slowly and 20 Something Finance You’re paying more for your car than you think. A typical American who goes car-free for 35 years can save over a million dollars, even adjusted for inflation
Tips for Cross-Country Cycling There is nothing like seeing the world from a bicycle – peacefully, slowly, and with your own power. The sense of accomplishment when finishing a long ride is also rewarding – in some cases, it can be a life-changing experience. And touring with a partner you […]
NOTE: I’m no longer cataloging any odd song that happens to mention or even be about bicycles. From here on out I’ll only be adding those that really stand out. So please send me songs only if they’re worthy of inclusion. Uninspiring folk songs that have nothing special about them […]
In Spring 2003, Max Nofziger ran for mayor of Austin, and part of his transportation platform was to replace the city’s diesel buses with ones that run on natural gas. Below is Dave Dobbs’ argument that natural gas buses may be no better than diesel buses.
How to trigger Vehicle Traffic Loop Detectors After we published our original article (below) on this subject, we received the following from an engineer who seems to know what he’s talking about: “I read your article on triggering traffic signals with a bicycle and would like to tell you a […]
These products are semi-solid rubber, with no air, so they can’t go flat. You can get either an air-free tire, which replaces the whole tube or an air-free tube, which fits inside your existing tire. These are an as-yet unproven technology, and cycling equipment master Sheldon Brown and BikePro say […]