Wet Weather Gloves

Through the years of commuting - and just riding in general, I’ve found that one simple thing can make or break a ride when it comes to comfort: my hands. Always been a weak point for me. If my hands are cold or uncomfortable, I’m miserable. As one … [Read more...]

Safety By The Numbers

Life changes, and sometimes you find out you're just along for the ride. Three years ago, just as I was turning my life around, I ended up in the hospital with a shattered femur. I had been the victim of a red light runner, and let's just say … [Read more...]

Just Enough Tools

A common question when buying a bike for commuting is “what else do I need?”, with repair tools being one facet of that discussion. You might think you want to be prepared to fix anything, and buy a chunk of a multi-tool accordingly. You’ll buy a … [Read more...]

Winter Bike Maintenance – Drivetrain Tips

In this post I thought I would write about winter maintenance. Winter maintenance is a little different especially if you live in the northern part of the world. We winter cyclists have to deal with road salt, ice, snow, and for some of us sub zero … [Read more...]

Convert Your MTB to a Road Ready Commuter

Thinking of buying a commuter bike? Have a mountain bike in the garage but don't think its suitable for cycling to work? Then think again, because with just a few easy modifications any old mountain bike can be resurrected as a lighter faster … [Read more...]