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I went skydiving once. It was the most exhilarating/terrifying feeling I think I've ever experienced. You see, I'm what's called an adrenaline junkie. I admit it... and admitting you have a problem is the first step... but it's true. I did it because … [Read more...]

Wrench Wednesday: Commuting & Your Wheels, Part 2

Behold PART DEUX of Eric Hansen's Commuting Wheels series. If you missed the first installment, you can check it out here. - Ed A very common opener for customers looking to buy a bike is that they “don’t want to race”, but are just looking for a … [Read more...]

Cycling as a Way of Life – Being Car Free

I don't own a car. Never have. At first it was because I didn't need one. Then, I could not afford one. Then, I just got used to not having one. Will I never own a car? Doubtful. Is it a priority? No. In highschool and college motorised transit … [Read more...]

Wrench Wednesday: Commuting Wheels, Part 1

A very common opener for customers looking to buy a bike is that they “don’t want to race”, but are just looking for a bike to get around on. Believe it or not, we can actually tell you’re not looking for a race bike before talking to you, but your … [Read more...]

Skinned knees & black eyes/ No ideas but in things

Last week, for the first time in probably 15 years, I hit the ground and, man, I hit it hard. Right up-over-the-handlebars hard. When I finally came to stop I had skidded some ten feet across the gravel. Thought #1: am I ok? Is there a big pool of … [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...]

Why I Bike Commute: Jeff Hendricks

The Journey Begins: Have you ever been at a point where you know you need to change, but you just don't know where to start? Four years ago, I was at that point. This would have been around 2010. I had recently moved back to my home town, … [Read more...]

Spring is here – time to hang out!

Looking for a great way to promote bike commuting in your area? We've got the answer: HIRL baby! Why not organize a Bike Commuter Cabal Hangout in Real Life?  Find a bike-friendly pizza joint or coffee shop and have a regular hangout for bike … [Read more...]