Tag Archives: commute

Why Not Ride Home from Work?

Traffic in Silicon Valley is ridiculously bad … I mean this video, is at 5:30 pm, and everyone is rushing to get out, just so they can wait in this line.  To me, I gladly will ride, just so I … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Getting Quality Miles In

One of the challenges of being able to stay fit, and do endurance rides is being able to get out there.  I didn’t have this challenge before, because I typically was able to have my weekends free to ride.  However, … Continue reading

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San Tomas Aquino MUT Closed During Bike to Work Week?

Update:  Enough people emailed the water district and prompted them to postpone the maintenance work … so Bike to Work will go on, and still be able to use the San Tomas Aquino MUT. Simply incredible .. Bike to Work … Continue reading

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Maybe I Shouldn’t Have Left My Phone Out in the Rain

When I ride my commuter bike, I have a mount for my phone.  When I ride, I typically start up my Strava app, and track my ride with that.  The past couple of days, we had a really heavy storm … Continue reading

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Riding Through a MUT in a Rainstorm

It has been well documented how severe the drought has been in California, so when we hear weather reports of significant rain, everyone is welcoming it with open arms (yours truly included).  Being the commuter I am, I didn’t want … Continue reading

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Multi-Use Trails (MUT) Are Not Meant to be a Speedway

Multi-use Trails are very popular for bike commuters, to get from point A to point B, safely, without having to worry about being run over by cars.  But one thing I have noticed is some commuters, are using MUT’s as their … Continue reading

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Bike Commute Disrupted Again due to 49ers Game

The 49ers had their home opener last night … first NFL game, that counted, being played in Levi’s Stadium, home of the San Francisco 49ers.  The game ended sometime after 8 pm Sunday night, and it was anticipated that the … Continue reading

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New Commuting Workout Weighted Panniers

So after all this time, I finally commute with panniers.  Sure, I’ve been commuting for some time now, but it’s always been with lugging a back pack around … emphasis on weight on my back.  Now, finally I’ve made use … Continue reading

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Two Idiot Cyclists Had to Ruin My Morning Ride

It started out as a nice commute this morning, as I was in a pretty good rhythm on my fixie.  I don’t know what my cadence was, but all I knew was it was feeling pretty good.  I then got … Continue reading

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