Archive for January, 2012

Portland by Train

Posted on January 31st, 2012 · Posted in Travel

Took the train down to Portland for a quick day trip last Friday. I travel to Oregon about 6-8 times a year, usually with the whole family in tow for.. read more

Top Speed on a Fixed Gear?

Posted on January 18th, 2012 · Posted in Bikes

A couple of weeks ago, I posted a review at Commute by Bike on the Wahoo wireless bike computer, noting that tracking by GPS was less-than-useful for speed stats. Why?.. read more

Maximum Commutes Per Year – Crunching the Numbers

Posted on January 15th, 2012 · Posted in Commuting

I’ve been tracking my riding stats for a few years now. In 2010, I commuted by bike 202 times, but in 2011 I only made it 193 days (my first.. read more

Damn You, Urban Velo!

Posted on January 6th, 2012 · Posted in Bikes

Just when I had a clean streak going of not thinking I needed another bike, Urban Velo had to go and run this list of Single speed commuter bikes for.. read more

Riding Offensively in the New Year

Posted on January 4th, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized

Reading this piece from Bike Hugger about a road rage incident in Maui (Maui!  Who’s got the mojo for rage in Maui??), a line near the end stood out to.. read more