The Results of My “Bike to Work” Experiment

Ever since I picked up my bike I’ve been looking for an opportunity to attempt to ride in to work. I generally go in every Monday and Wednesday, and then every few Tuesday’s and the occasional Thursday or Friday. Since I head over to my parents after work every Wednesday, Monday was the day I decided to focus on. It’s about a 25 minute drive so I knew the bike ride would be over an hour each way. I needed to find a Monday that… Continue reading



When I moved in to my apartment one of the cooler “perks” was that it was located right on the Mohawk-Hudson Bikeway, a bike trail along the Mohawk and Hudson rivers that is part a New York State bike trail that follows the Erie Canal from Buffalo to Albany. Over the winter I picked up a 2011 Montague Paratrooper, a folding mountain bike that’s used by the US Military. According to their site, “its patented folding design was developed to allow airborne soldiers to drop… Continue reading