Category Archives : Commuting



With National Bike Month getting underway, we at Rhode Island Bicycle Coalition would love to help those considering using a bicycle as part of their work commute.  Throughout the month, in addition to the usual flow of discussion topics, schedulingRead More



Here is a thought-provoking, real-life article that – I think – points to the necessity of cyclists being “courteously assertive” when it comes to claiming our space on the roads.  Never – think I – should a cyclist be flattenedRead More



Does snow on the roads have you off the bike?  Are you interested in trying to ride in the snow, but don’t want to shell out the money for studded tires?  I came across an interesting read where someone usesRead More



Yesterday was the first day of the National Bike Summit in Washington, DC.  For those who haven’t heard yet, The League of American Bicyclists is proud to be the forum for Google to announce what all bike riders have beenRead More



OK!  Now that we have the helmet issue settled (not), let’s move on to something increasingly germane as this part of the globe warms and more folks begin to ride. Here’s a situation you may face as a cyclist… UphillRead More



We don’t post a lot of commuter tips on this blog, perhaps it would be good communal goal to do so in 2010!  Here’s a start… I was heading for home on Friday, when I picked up a piece ofRead More



According to this post at GCPVD, the renovated Mercantile Block (an AS220 building on Washington St) will include 20 indoor bicycle parking spaces.  Does anyone reading this know more?  Will these spaces be reserved only for residents of the building,Read More



We were recently contacted with the following question Could any of the seasoned bike to work group provide some suggestions on how they are dealing with this crappy summer weather? I’m sure we all feel like we’ve been living inRead More



I had the misfortune of needing to commute by car a number of times last week.  Having forgotten how much I detest sitting in traffic, I again questioned why anyone would choose to do this! It was a joy toRead More