Category Archives : Education



Make Your Own Bike “Chains”

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 uses READ MORE



The more, the merrier…and the safer!



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 been READ MORE



Commuter’s Conundrum #1

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… Uphill READ MORE



Listen to Your Bike

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 of READ MORE



downtown INDOOR bike parking?

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



Dealing With the Weather

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 in READ MORE



No East Bay Bike Train on Monday, June 22nd

Unfortunately, we will not be able to provide an East Bay Bike Train on Monday, June 22nd.  Look for us running at our usual time on Monday, June 29th!



Back to Basics

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 to READ MORE



RIDOT Begins Maintenance on East Bay Bike Path

Starting this past Tuesday,  I noticed RIDOT crews out working on replacing the decking along the two wooden bridges near the Barrington/Warren town lines.  Later, I noticed an announcement on the RIDOT website: Cyclists along the path from Providence to READ MORE