Category Archives: commute

2 Short Reviews (swrve & green guru gear)

So, Friday I finally was able to commute with two pieces of gear I’ve been waiting try out. 1) Green Guru Gear Cruiser Handlebar Bag (I won this in a contest) Pros: -Perfectly sized for what I take to work … Continue reading

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Levi’s Commuter = DOA for me :(

So, I had been eagerly awaiting the launch of the new Levi’s Commuter line… Lots of great features AND the potential to try size before I ordered. Realize, though, 511 is not my normal cut. However, I tried on some … Continue reading

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Fixed + Headwind + Incline = Sucks

So, I rode my s3x tikit into work, for the first time, yesterday (getting back into commuting). Unfortunately, in the way home I was facing a stiff KS headwind, with the fixed gear and the occasional incline (yes we have … Continue reading

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New Arkel Stuff?

Okay, so I do love my Arkel Commuter, but noticed some new Arkel goodies previewed in Eurobike coverage of Velo-Vision magazine (a publication I enjoy reading and subscribing to via Exact Editions… I hate paper copies of nearly anything). Neither … Continue reading

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Not Riding Bugs Me…

I’ve often said that lack of sleep is really my main weakness when it comes to biking to work. Well, Tuesday that’s what it was. Both my sons were restless all night… which meant neither my wife, nor I got … Continue reading

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Kansas, Land of Wind

It was a nice, comfortable ride this morning. The excessive wind made it more comfortable, however it makes me dread the day that it’s cold and wind begins biting. Ah well, it feels good today.

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Didn’t Ride Today

Needed some time to get some reading done for my MBA class. However, a report on yesterday. The grips and eggbeaters helped and were nice. I think I need to tilt the grips a bit (that or start wearing gloves) … Continue reading

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