Category Archives: commuter profile

“It just annoys my feet when I can’t ride my bike”

There are many different reasons to ride. Last Wednesday was one of those cold February winter days where the temperature never rose above freezing: my morning ride to work started at 28 degrees and my trip home ended at 22 degrees. My 8-mile … Continue reading

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Commuter Profile: William Atitie

Biking is cultural where I come from. The number one form of transportation is by bike.  I’m from the northern part of Ghana, and the people are poor. They don’t have money for cars and all these things, so they all … Continue reading

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Commuter Profile: Charles Komanoff

I just love how I feel on my bike. I love how fast it is, how it gets me anywhere I need to go. I like being able to see the city in a different way, to be able to interact … Continue reading

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Commuter Profile: Cynthia Basinet

Biking to me is very pleasurable. Unlike many other forms of transportation, you enjoy the journey, not the destination. I have never arrived somewhere on a bike and not been in a great mood. I grew up in California, and I learned to … Continue reading

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Commuter Profile: Steve Petrides

Commuting is a free form of exercise for me. I feel really good when I get to work. I bike all year round, even when it is sleeting. The only time I stop is when the sleet is hitting my eye balls. I’ve … Continue reading

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Commuter Profile: Jacki Huntington

I like the pace of biking. I like being able to experience and see all the little things around me. Even the insects on the pavement, the billboards – I feel like other people miss that. If you are in a car or a train your view is very limited.

Biking is just the right speed for me… human paced. Continue reading

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Commuter Profile: Heath Miller

I started biking for exercise and health reasons. I used to work out a lot, weightlifting mostly, and I realized that riding a bike actually loosens my muscles and keeps me more limber. My Brooks seat gives the bike a … Continue reading

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