Long gone may be the days you could pull off having playing cards in the spokes of your tires. Nevertheless, every bicycle commuter still needs the right bicycle commuting gear so you feel comfortable and safe for the ride. Whether you’re commuting for the health benefits, to save money on gas, or time looking for
Program Supported by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Aims to Help Small Businesses Expand; Awards Up to $3 Million to Small Businesses Nationwide Ridekick International has submitted an application to the grant program Mission: Small BusinessSM sponsored by Chase and LivingSocial. The new grant program offers up to $3 million to small business owners nationwide. Chase and LivingSocial also obtained the
There are many infographics about the benefits of bicycling and bicycle commuting. This one caught my attention – it’s easy to look at and includes an interesting variety of details, including sources. Osprey published this on Dec. 14, 2011. It’s timely today as we approach the spring season of weather that makes bicycle commuting easier.
Have any of you commuters noticed the rising number of bike racks on public buses? Having racks on public buses allows for a complete commute – ride your bike to the bus stop and finish by bus. This is another way to make it easy for you to leave your car in the garage. According
Here at Ridekick, we have always thought of people being able to use a power trailer to tour. That idea has recently become a reality. Three people are currently ‘kicking across the country. Our first story comes from a couple in Wyoming who recently retired, sold their business, house, and all their belongings to take
The Federal Government supports bicycle commuting through its pretax bicycle commuter benefit. With the benefit, employers can reimburse up to $20 per month per bicycle commuting employee. Both the employee and the employer gain an advantage from the benefit. The employer saves on employment taxes by reimbursing the employee with funds prior to determining and paying