Mechanic Tip: Your helmet’s shelf life

What’s the point of giving yourself helmet hair if you aren’t even protecting your skull? To enjoy the full protection your helmet has to offer, there are a few things you should know.

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Commuter Profile: John Wright

The electric assist cuts off at about 17 mph so I cruise along a little slower than I did on a regular road bike, but that's okay because now I'm able to tackle over 100 miles a week. I'm convinced these bikes are a great solution for anyone that aspires to ride everyday but doubts their ability to do it.

Commuter Profile: Nancy Peel

Don't worry about the "right gear" or what the weather is doing. Just get whatever bike you have and start riding. You will realize that the weather is never as bad as you thought and that any old bike can be a source of exercise, good health and just plain pleasure in your hectic life.

Mechanic Tip: Be Prepared For Flats

Always be prepared for more than one flat on a ride. The roads around Juneau can be a minefield of tire puncturing debris, and carrying a tube as well as a patch kit, or just two tubes can mean the difference between completing your ride and calling for a roadside pick up!