Posts tagged "Bike Commuting"

I am a Bike Commuter. Part 2- Mom Vs. Machine.

This is the information computer that manages the power boost, tells you your speed etc.
By Tonya Wallach When gas rose to $4.12 a gallon the summer of 2008, our monthly gas bill increased dramatically due to my 54-mile, daily, round-trip commute through downtown Chicago.  At the time, I was pregnant, in my second trimester, stuck in traffic twice a day going 5 mph.  Every once and a while on... Read more »

My Electric Bike- Adventures in Bike Commuting- Part 1.

My Electric Bike- Adventures in Bike Commuting- Part 1.
About a month ago, the PR lady for the Trek Concept Store in Highland Park,  sent me a press release about Trek’s new Ride + Electric Crossover Bike. The release was pretty cool, the Ride + is Trek’s latest innovation and sounded interesting. The brochure says: Imagine a world with no more hills or tired... Read more »