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Why Bike Commute?

Getting Started:
The Bike

Getting Started:
The Route

Carrying Capacity

Parking, Locks & Security

Bicycling Safety

What About Weather?

Intermodal Access



Beyond Commuting

FAQ/Helpful Links

About Site


Bike Commute Tips Blog

Support Bike Commuting:
California Bicycle Coalition
League of American Bicyclists

Bike to Work Guide
By Paul Dorn/Roni Sarig

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Frequent Questions
" Special Safety Considerations for Women?
" Bike commuting for parents?
" Handling a collision?
" Suggestions for Buying A Bike?
" More Online Bike Commuting Resources?
" Bike Commuting Across San Francisco Bay?
" Commuting Speed/Bay Area Riding Suggestions?
" Wrinkle-Free Bike Commuting?
" Tire Recommendations?
" Suggestions for Cycling in San Francisco?
" Sore Butt Syndrome?
" Cleaning Up After Sweaty Commute?

Additional Articles by Paul Dorn
" Bike Commute Tips Blog - my continuing experiences
" Pedaling to Save the City - the Critical Mass bicycling movement
" Car reliance is roadblock for California - op-ed published in Sacramento Bee
" Baseball, Apple Pie, and...Bicycling? - Bike facilities lacking at California ballparks
" Cycling in Osaka, Japan - the use of bicycles for transportation in Japan
" Class and Traffic - the often overlooked costs of auto-dependency
" Hydrogen Fantasies - new fuel for vehicles, or just hype?
" Paul Dorn's Bicycles - reasons, considerations and rationalizations on bike types
" Cycling in Davis, CA - the most bike-friendly city in the US

Related Links

" How to Live Well Without Owning a Car - book by Chris Balish
" Bicycle Commuting Enjoys a Rebirth - article at Environmental Defense
" Bicycling Life - promotes cycling for transportation
" - ambitious SoCal site with message board, registry
" - links, images, advice

" - discussion site for various bicycling topics, including bike commuting
" Bitter Cyclist - outstanding site from San Francisco
" - blog and podcast for bike commuters
" Cyclelicious - great blog for all things bicycling
" John Forester - founder of Effective Cycling training approach
" Ken Kifer Commuting Page - commuting page from one of the most informative bike sites on the net
" League of American Bicyclists - national advocacy organization
• L.L. Bean Cycling Tips - advice on range of cycling subjects
" Mike's Bikes Commuter Page - Bay Area bicycle shop
" Outside Magazine, January 2000 - article by Mark Jenkins on bikes for transportation
• REI Expert Advice: Cycling - articles on a range of
cycling topics
" Santa Barbara Bicycle Coalition - great bike commuting "how to" page
" Self-Propelled City - great site for all things bike-related
" Sheldon Brown's Bicycle Glossary - explains nearly everything regarding bikes

Pages Linking to "Tips" (Thanks!)
DMOZ Open Directory | Bicycling | Frugal Living | Transportation Alternatives, NYC | Florida Bicycle Assoc. | Montana TAWSE | Mike's Mega Bike Links | Eric Rogers | Calgary Mountain Bike Alliance | Tactical Media Crew (Italy) | Missouri Bicycle Federation | Jeff Noakes | Bike Arlington (VA) | Bikesummer 1999 Zine | John Faughnan's Commuting/Touring Bike Page | Bicycle Commuting, DuPage, IL | Harris Cyclery, Newton, MA | Khabar Bike Cycling Links | Triangle Effective Bicycling Links | Hanna Ruotsalainen | | Marco's Bike_To_Work Page | CSAA Via Magazine | Wade Blomgren/UCSD | Bicycle Interlocken, Colorado | Two Wheel Gear | Univ. of Wisc. Milwaukee, Biking Interest Group (BIG) | Cheryl Kline's Bike Touring Page | Lawrence Hall of Science, Berkeley | Bike Minnesota | Bike Sonoma | Oakland Yellowjackets | John von Rosenberg | California Bicycle Coalition | St. Louis Regional Bicycle Federation

Comments? Suggestions? Contact || Updated 08.17.11