A companion site (THE PRACTICAL CYCLIST) is home to
genuinely practical information about using bikes for transportation.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Hometown Pride

The Practical Cyclist is back in Washington, DC, and man does he love this town. Beyond the new bike shops and the old friends, there's some cool stuff going on. For example, he just discovered that DC has a local currency: the Potomac. Fabulous!

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Bike Parts For Sale

I'm shedding bike parts. There's a running list of what's for sale HERE, aka
and PICTURES too.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Sunday, March 14, 2010

Hey, it's Pi Day!

I've been feeling irrational, but no wonder, it's Pi Day. This doesn't explain why I feel this way on other days, but I'll take what I can get.
Pi isn't just about circles--it comes up in all kinds of odd places--but as a practical cyclist, I particularly appreciate the circle. Pedaling polygons is no fun.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

People for Bikes

This is a site for people, about bikes.
Here's one for bikes, and people for bikes:
Dig it.

Biking directions on Google Maps

A long time coming, but we're glad you're here...

Monday, February 8, 2010


How do the bikes we ride affect the way we behave in traffic?
For example: when your neck starts to hurt does it affect
your willingness, or ability, to see what's going on around you?

For me personally, it does.

Saturday, January 30, 2010

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Bike there, with directions: