It's that wonderful day of the week where we open the floor to questions, comments, tips, and sometimes hilarious photos.
If you are freaking out at the way the media is covering this news you should take a deep breath and calm down before reading this.
A little bit of history for you, on this day in 1884 Thomas Stevens became the first person to bicycle across the United States. There is a picture of him below looking dapper.
I have a group of close friends and we all work within some arm of research medicine (from immunology, cancer immunotherapy, clinical trials, to molecular imaging and structural modeling). We decided to enter a science film competition that finished up last week, and our film is finally available to the public on…
It's Friday, that magical time of the week when we get together and show our stuff, ask incredibly complicated questions, or tell each other how we tackle life... or maybe just type out anything running around in our minds.
It's the good 'ol midweek open thread. Questions, ideas, and animal talk welcome.
It's Monday, it's open thread time... Come on in!
Over the last few years I have had many of my friends ask me how they should go about choosing the bike that would work for them, and while choosing a frame style will ultimately depend your individual personality and preferences this overview can at least give anyone a basic outline and a decent place to start if you…
While kicking around idea's for the 52-week challenge and I came up with a fairly good idea for those looking to start a retirement regimen (and those who wind up not having 5500 to put away at the end of the year in the Roth IRA):
This morning on my way to work I quietly celebrated to myself as I noticed the outlines for the extension of the 7th street bike lanes. For the last two years my daily commute has taken me through downtown LA, and over time I have seen it grow from a few rogue people to spotting at least 10 bikes along that stretch…
The discussion from my post a few weeks ago on Getting Started had a lot of great information from the community on biking to work, and one of the most frequent items that kept popping up was Road ID®.
This week I’m going to go over how to properly use hand signals for stopping and turn indication, dealing with common signaled intersections, and the safest way to handle turning vehicles and merging buses.
The second installment in the commuting by bike series is going to go over how to pack and prepare one of the most important essentials: the mobile first aid kit.
Curious as to how you should go about setting yourself up to travel more frequently by your favorite two-wheeled companion? Come on in and get an idea of the planning and execution required to get up and get going on your new commute!