Archive for January, 2011

$260 Sneakers?!?

Posted on January 27th, 2011 · Posted in Gear

Bike couture has officially jumped the shark.  I’m sure these are a damn fine pair of sneakers, but at the end of the day they’re still just a glorified pair.. read more

Seattle – Driving Less

Posted on January 21st, 2011 · Posted in Commuting

The Seattle Department of Transportation released traffic data for 2009 earlier this week, revealing some interesting nuggets: Less driving – the average number of daily car trips has declined nearly.. read more

I’ve Got Your “Responsibility” Right Here

Posted on January 18th, 2011 · Posted in Laws

Great post from Elly Blue on the Washington Area Bicyclist Association’s misguided “Resolution to Ride Responsibly” campaign.   Read the whole post, but there are several important points deserving of.. read more

Helmet Design

Posted on January 6th, 2011 · Posted in Gear

I got a new helmet (Bern) for Christmas, but these freakishly awesome submissions to the Nutcase Helmet Design Contest make me want to start collecting the things. (image from Totcycle)

“Quiet” Streets

Posted on January 5th, 2011 · Posted in Commuting, Roads

Capitol Hill – or at least the northern end, where I live – has lots of quiet, residential streets.  One thing about these streets, which struck me as odd when.. read more