The summer holiday is over, and we’re back to our daily routines with commuting. We had the storm of the century here on Sunday, so it was still a bit wet on Monday, but it still felt good. I’ve never been good at going from place A to place A, I think I’m a commuter… Continue reading Commute like there’s a tomorrow
While bicycle commuting is very good for us, our celestial home, the air we breathe and our moral superiority – it’s also very good for our employers. But not many of them seem to realize it. As we said in our article showing the 5 excellent reasons why bicycle commuting rules like a Mongol warlord… Continue reading How can companies help cycling commuters?
Ah, braking. Some people are afraid to go fast(er) because they do not trust their brakes and ultimately themselves being able to stop their bicycle in utter annihilation of mind and body. As we spoke in our article about learning to fall, now we will give you some information and hints about using your brakes.… Continue reading Commuting: 4 things you should know about bicycle brakes
True, I only started bike commuting only two months ago and the weather was terrible then and I didn’t have my trusty waterproof Chrome Soyuz to carry my stuff dry to work, but still, I feel it already. According to my Garmin Connect account, in the last two months, I have been: Riding my bike… Continue reading Commuting effects of the first two months
The concept of moving forward of operating a bicycle is quite simple: You, as an engine, convert energy from your body into the bike by applying pressure to the pedals, which in turn turn the wheels because skip a few steps. If you’ve ever held a biking shoe in your hand or your feet, you’ve… Continue reading Commute easier: The right shoes
A few months ago when I started my bike commuting in earnest people were constantly hovering around me and doubting my choice apart from the obvious, physical well-being. There are however several other great reasons that makes biking worth the while, here’s my top five. 1. It’s just as fast I read somewhere that the… Continue reading 5 reasons bike commuting is a smart choice
The above picture is from a month back and the third time I was forced to exit my bike while it was moving fell in a week and actually the first time in over a decade that I had drawn blood when falling. The previous time included a steep hill, inline skates and a surprising… Continue reading Learning to fall can save your life
The raison d’être of Coming thru is the fact that three months ago I started bike commuting around 50 kilometers to work. The first weeks didn’t quite work out. The photo is of me, holding my left crank in front of a bike store in Helsinki 20 minutes before it opened. It had been already… Continue reading Commuting 50 kilometers a day