A few weeks ago I enjoyed a night out in Oakland to celebrate the impending nuptials of a friend. At the end of the night, we stumbled out onto the street and went our separate ways, while I walked over to the bike rack where my ride was locked up, only to witness the following sight.
Betabrand recently released a women’s Bike to Work Jacket in black for crowd funding on their site. Like their men’s version, it’s a Mackintosh style jacket made from a softshell material with a nod to biker culture with its offset zipper. I wore the sample around town for an evening as Jason documented the ride […]
Just because we live for weekend adventures doesn’t mean one can’t dress for it daily and look still look good. Any regular bike commuter knows to always be on your toes; so why wear clothing that hinders movement, or lets you perform at less than your best? Betabrand’s line of Bike to Work clothing is […]
I’ve been riding on fixed gear bikes for a few years now. However, until recently I’ve never really embraced the style of riding fully. My fixie was basically ridden like a single speed road bike that can’t coast; since I’ve always run a front brake, I’ve never really committed to learning the entire skill set […]
Sitting in traffic sucks. Of all the aspects of urban living, experiencing the slow jam on a daily basis ranks upon my least favorite. Having to commute to the north bay drove me to the purchase of my first motorcycle a few years ago, and the frowns turned upside down as the throttle twisted. However, it didn’t […]