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The Well-Tempered Bicycle Commuter: Why I Ride

The two-wheeled time machine.by Steven Chambers

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The Well-Tempered Bicycle Commuter: Pimp your ride

How to turn any old bicycle into a commuter bike.by Steven Chambers A bicycle makeover is a recycling project. You take an old bike and transform it into something useful —a commut …

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The Well-Tempered Bicycle Commuter: Pimp your ride

How to turn any old bicycle into a commuter bike.by Steven Chambers A bicycle makeover is a recycling project. You take an old bike and transform it into something useful —a commut …

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The Well-Tempered Bicycle Commuter: Recuments

Take a seat and ride: Kickin’ back on recumbent bikes.by Steve Chambers You’ve seen them. You probably looked down on them, because you had to. They are the low-riders of the bicyc …

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The Well-Tempered Bicycle Commuter: Night rider

See and be seen for a safe night-time ride.by Steve Chambers Night can be a wonderful time to ride a bike. It’s cooler, quieter. There is less hurry to the world. Gliding almost si …

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The Well-Tempered Bicycle Commuter: How to watch the Tour de France

Lance is back, and interest is up on this side of the ocean.by Steve Chambers. Each July the French put on a little bike ride called the Tour de France. They’ve done this every yea …

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The Well-Tempered Bicycle Commuter: Dogs

Dealing with man’s best friend.by Steve Chambers   A dog bit me as I was riding home from work recently. As a long-time bicyclist, I’m used to having dogs chase me. Usually they ba …

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The Well-Tempered Bicycle Commuter: May is Bike Month

Pull it out, tune it up, hop on and fly with your friends through the streets of the city, because May is Bike Month. by Steve Chambers The month kicks off on May 2 with the Salt L …

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The Well-Tempered Cyclist: Get Ready to Ride

Making your bike road-worthy. by Steve Chambers We’ve passed the first day of spring, and though first day of spring and the first spring day are not always the same, the sun is up …

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The Well-Tempered Cyclist: M.P.G.

How many m.p.g. does your bike get?by Steve Chambers I saw the title of this column on a sign in a bike shop. It was clearly meant to be a rhetorical question, but it got me thinki …

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The Well-Tempered Bicycle Commuter: December 2008

A bicycle commuter’s Christmas wishlist. by Steve Chambers Dear Santa, I’ve been a good boy all year, really. If you check your lists, I’m sure you’ll find me on the "nice …

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The Well-Tempered Bike Commuter: Cold Weather Cycling

Cool equipment and weird-weather clothing.by Steve Chambers If you become a serious bicycle commuter, willing to ride on other than bluebird days, you’ll need some special eq …

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Which Bike is Best?

Forty years ago, buying a bike was easy. You went to the local sporting goods store to their bicycle section and walked down a couple of rows of gleaming boys’ and girls’ bicycles. …

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The Well-Tempered Bicycle Commuter

Addressing all your major objections about riding to work. by Steve Chambers 6:30 a.m. on a late July weekday. I adjust my daypack containing shirt, pants, tie and other accoutreme …

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