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Bicycle Wheel Snow

Safe Cycling After the Storm

When winter snow begins to melt, it feels great to get outdoors on a bike. Spinning the pedals energizes both body and spirit. Just…


Easy Ways to Organize Cycling Gear

The French call the little leather trays (top left) vide-poche, which translates into “empty pocket.”  These are handy for depositing spare change, keys, receipts and…


How To: Fine Points of Using Hand Signals

Last week’s post, Bring Back Polite: The Case for Hand Signals, reflected on how these courteous, but all-too-rare gestures by bicyclists help improve communication…