Archive for September, 2010

Seattle’s First Bike Box

Posted on September 29th, 2010 · Posted in Commuting, Roads

We got our first bike box last night, on eastbound Pine at the corner of 12th. I’m pretty excited, as it’s on my daily commute and is one of the.. read more

Share the Road?

Posted on September 28th, 2010 · Posted in Laws, Roads

Interesting post from “bike lawyer” Steve Magas on the mentality of “share the road” and the history of right-of-way for all vehicle types.  Although I doubt very much that well-intentioned.. read more

Review – Chrome Bike Shoes

Posted on September 20th, 2010 · Posted in Gear

For nearly two years, I commuted in my work shoes.  With an in-city commute of only 3 miles each way, who needs bike shoes? Those who’d rather not ruin good.. read more

On Being Assertive

Posted on September 17th, 2010 · Posted in Roads

This report from the UK largely mirrors what we see here: A feeling amongst drivers that bikes don’t belong on “their” roads.  What’s equally interesting is the point made in.. read more

Single Speed Gearing (the compilation)

Posted on September 13th, 2010 · Posted in Bikes

By popular(??) demand, my posts on single speed gearing, all in one place: Single Speed Gearing (part 1) Single Speed Gearing (part 2) Handy chart for comparing single speed gearing.. read more

Re Helmet Hair

Posted on September 3rd, 2010 · Posted in Gear

And that dumb little bike racing hat isn’t doing much for your hair either, fixie hipsters . . .