Posted on 04. Aug, 2009 by Melanie Colavito.
In our first post, we identified the category of delivery as a major component of utility cycling. In terms of bicycle deliveries, these subcategories initially came to our attention: Couriers/ Messengers: Many cycling enthusiasts are somewhat enthralled with the elusive bicycle messenger, who zips through traffic bearing important documents, photos, objects, and anything else that [...]
Posted on 31. Jul, 2009 by Melanie Colavito.
Posted on 30. Jul, 2009 by Melanie Colavito.
The next piece of the bicycle commuting puzzle is logistical. How are you going to get to where ever it is you plan to go? What will you do with your bike when you get there? These questions are liable to arise when you start to seriously consider the possibility of bicycle commuting. But do [...]
Posted on 27. Jul, 2009 by Melanie Colavito.
Now that we know a bit more about the history and practice of commuting, it’s high time we get down and dirty and start talking about the different elements that make up the practice of bicycle commuting. There are some really great resources of the web for bicycle commuters: Commute By Bike, Bike Commuters, Paul [...]
Posted on 22. Jul, 2009 by Melanie Colavito.
Perhaps the most obvious category of utility cycling is transportation, and the most obvious category of transportation is commuting. Commuting refers to the practice of traveling between one’s place of residence and one’s place of work (be that a regular job site, a mobile job site, classes, etc.) on a regular basis. The general practice [...]