July 17, 2008
News & Opinion: The Bicycle Gang
I'm sure somewhere, there's a theory that, those who ride together, work well together. Or so holds true here.
We 8cr-ers have a bicycle gang. It's a group of us that rides together to and from company gatherings and homes and apartments. Dylan, Todd (our shipper) and I often traverse the Milwaukee streets in our pack of three on our ride home.
There's a list of reasons supporting why bicycling to work, well, works -- nice to the environment, heart-friendly, and easy on the budget. It's the beginning of taking up bicycling to work that can be a bit daunting. For various reasons.
If you're looking for advice on how to start, try Rory McMullan's Biking to Work guide. It's an 85-page introduction to the type of bicycle to choose, helpful accessories, and talking points for getting a bike rack at your office.