Author Archives: Michael Katz

16 May

Bike Commuting Guide & 101 Benefits of Cycling

By Michael Katz

NATIONAL BIKE MONTH BIKE TO WORK DAY, FRIDAY, MAY 18 As you know, May is National Bike Month.  May 18th is National Bike to Work Day.  The two articles below were recently sent to the club for review by Daniel Atlas of RyDoze.com and whether you plan to bike to work or not, the Bike

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16 Apr

Delaware Ride Share…Not Just For Cars

By Michael Katz

Delaware Ride Share Program You may have heard about the Delaware Ride Share Program.  Any one who lives, works or goes to school in Delaware may join and they will pair those drivers seeking car pools.  They will also introduce cyclists traveling the same or similar routes should you be more comfortable traveling with others. 

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10 Apr

Lock ‘er Down Otto!

By Michael Katz

A LOCK FOR ROADIES After a successful Go Fund Me campaign, Otto Locks are now available for purchase.  Many/most road bikers don’t carry locks due to weight.  Why spend big bucks on a <20 lb. bike and carry a 2-5 lb. lock?  What do we do when nature calls or we need a Wawa stop

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02 Apr

Let’s Not Blow This Out of Proportion!

By Michael Katz

CO2 CARTRIDGES:  Sizes and PSI’s As I changed some tires in preparation for the spring; I moved from 23mm to 25 mm on my road bike.  I carry CO2 and a 16g cartridge has worked well for me.  Since I don’t carry a gauge, I used the finger test and stopped when it was “hard

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