Bike to Work for Money

Posts about the economics of biking to work

Bike to Work for Money
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Your Car Commute May Not Be As Fast As You Think

I had occasion recently to drive to work and couldn’t help but notice that my time in the car–about 28 minutes–was a little more than half the time I generally spend commuting by bicycle. I often hear the concern that riding is a big time committment, but is driving really that much faster than riding […]

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Five Reasons You Should Bike To Work in Winter

I saw my breath this morning — winter is coming. This post is the first of four in a series on riding your bike to work in the winter. This post looks at why; subsequent articles will describe taking care of yourself, taking care of your bike, and winter riding techniques. I began my bike […]

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The High Cost of Owning a Car

In a previous post about how I no longer enjoy driving, I alluded to the cost of a car. As the second post in car week, I’ll review what I and others have learned (often the hard way) about the high costs of car ownership. Here’s my wildly outrageous assertion: most people have no idea how […]

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Saving Money is a Great Reason to Bike to Work

For many people (myself included) a primary motivation for starting or continuing to bike to work is saving money. You may think you understand the savings, but it goes way beyond the price of gas. As I have written elsewhere, biking to work comes in two basic flavors –“replace your car” and “supplement your car.” […]

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Why I Started Biking to Work

Another hotel bathroom, but this one had good air circulation which meant that mirror didn’t fog up. When I pulled back the shower curtain I got a shock—that naked dripping guy looking back at me was getting old, bald, and really, really fat. Something had to be done. But… Old – nothing I can do […]

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