Tag Archives: Commuter Bike

Converting a Road Bike to a Commuter Bike

Below is a post that was originally made on May 7th, 2009.  Since then it has received over 17,633 page views to date, doubling the second place page and trouncing any other post we’ve made since then.  It continues to be a popular daily  page view, so we thought we’d re post!  On a personal […]

Balloon Tire Beauties

After posting an article on the stylish Velorbis Scrap Deluxe commuter bike with its beautiful silver finish and big white Fat Frank tires, I’ve since run across several other European manufacturers making nearly identical bikes: Retrovelo Paul City Bike Viva Kilo Velorbis Churchill Balloon Pashley Phantom Roadster And after reading the CommuteByBike review on the […]

Converting a Road Bike to a Commuter Bike

The New York Times recently published an article on dutch styled commuter bikes becoming the latest rage in our recent economic downturn. And why not? They’re practical, not flashy, comfortable, and made for one thing…commuting. When I began my path in search of a bicycle, the main options I was presented with were road bikes, […]