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The Well-Tempered Bicycle Commuter: Be Season Savvy

Ride all winter.—by Steven Chambers You can ride all winter and enjoy it. Here’s the secret, borrowed from Mark Twain: Clothes make the cyclist. As the thermometer drops, the numbe …

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The Well-Tempered Bicycle Commuter: Start Bike Commuting

Answers to your questions.by Steve Chambers   The last two columns have discussed how to buy a bike and how to check an old bike to make it road-ready. Now that you have a bic …

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The Well-Tempered Bicycle Commuter: Bike Buying 101

Follow these steps to a bicycle you can live with.by Steven Chambers Buying a new bicycle can be almost as intimidating as buying a new car, maybe even more so, since bikes don’t g …

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The Well-Tempered Bicycle Commuter: Gear is Good

Use it!by Steven Chambers Famous Wall Street bicyclist Gordon Gekko once said, “Gear is good.” If you don’t believe Gordon, just look at any magazine rack. The shelves are crammed …

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The Well-Tempered Bike Commuter: Cargo Bikes

From food to furniture to mail. There’s a quiet revolution taking place in the cycling world. It’s unorganized in every sense of the word. It’s happening in Portland, Oregon, but n …

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The Well-Tempered Bicycle Commuter: A New Way to Travel

The U.S. Bicycle Route System could link the country by bike. In 1956 President Dwight D. Eisenhower saw the fruition of a dream that came to him in  1919 when, as a young arm …

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The Well-Tempered Bicycle Commuter: In the Lane

Cycling in traffic. That’s why drivers hate cyclists,” I announced to the others in our car. We were in the far right lane leaving American Fork, a lane that becomes the on ramp to …

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The Well-Tempered Bicycle Commuter: Protect Your Ride

The lowdown on locks.by Steven Chambers  

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The Well-Tempered Bicycle Commuter: Dress for Success

Biking in spring is all about layers.by Steven Chambers  

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The Well-Tempered Bicycle Commuter: The Radical Biker

Bike commuting as a political statement?by Steven Chambers

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The Well-Tempered Bicycle Commuter: The art of bicycle advocacy

Speak up for cycling while winter keeps you off the road.by Steve Chambers

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Men Who Walk With Goats

by Steve Chambers You walk, they follow. Sort of. Leaving it all behind with a High Uintas goat pack trip. At 10,000 feet, the air has about half the oxygen it does at sea level, w …

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The Well-Tempered Bicycle Commuter: Weird bikes

Take a trip through the exotic bicycle zoo.by Steve Chambers

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The Well-Tempered Bicycle Commuter: Show a little leg

How to ride a bike in a skirt.by Steve Chambers

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The Well-Tempered Bicycle Commuter: The Great Debate

Wear a helmet to protect your noggin, or coast free?by Steve Chambers

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