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Bicycling Resources

The following links are for websites that we at Commuter Bike Store feel you will find useful and informative. They range from technical, to informative and have a great deal of information related to bicycling, commuting and staying green. We also are linking to sites that cover legal aspects of your rights as a cyclists and how you can save money on your taxes by riding your bike to work!

Bicycle Commuting in the News

Biking to work pops stubborn spare tire: Queens man drops 30 pounds by changing commute

Informational Websites

Shimano Bike Components : Shimano is a leader in quality bicycle components, including shifters, brakes, derailleurs and other quality components. Very popular in the commuter bike lines are their Shimano Nexus Internal Hubs and their high-end Alfine Groupo

SRAM Bicycle Components : SRAM is a very well respected brand in the biking world. The maker of SRAM derailleurs and shifters, they also make Rock Shox Forks , Truvativ Cranks, and Avid Disc Brakes.

Bicycling Magazine : The world's leading magazine for bicycling. Learn about the latest gear, news, and great cycling tips.

Bicycle Civil Liberties Union : A great website helping the rights of those who choose alternate forms of transportation, including cycling rather than driving. The BCLU fights for equal treatment for all.

Bicycle Commuter Benefit Act : Learn about a new provision added to the IRS code which will allow you to be reimbursed for some of your costs in commuting by a bicycle.

Commute By Bike : A great website full of tips and resources for bicycle commuters.

League of American Bicyclists : Represents the interests of the United States Cyclists and promotes bicycling for fitness, fun and transportation through education and advocacy programs.

Bicycle Benefits : A program that is designed to reward people and businesses for their commitment to living greener through the use of bikes.

Nuvinci Seamless Shifting Hub : Learn about the amazing new infinite hub from Fallbrook Technologies that is featured on our Ellsworth The Ride Bike.

Experience Kestrel : Discover the amazing world of Kestrel bikes. With information about Kestrel design, engineering, parts, testing, philosophy and history.

Map My Ride : If you are looking for a bike route in your area, are planning a trip, or wanting to post your favorite ride routes, then this is the place to go. Keep complete records of your rides, training progress and much more.

Bicycling Life: Information from Bicycling How To's with some great tips, to how to stay safe your your ride.