Posts Tagged ‘Gear Prudence’

Gear Prudence: Can I Touch Someone Else’s Bike?

Plus: I keep injuring myself when I carry my bike!

Gear Prudence: Who Gets the Last Bike at a Bikeshare Station?

There's no such thing as "closer wins."

Gear Prudence: Occupational Hazards and Biking Drunk

GP counsels a reader drawing unwanted special treatment at work.

Gear Prudence: Is ‘Taking the Lane’ Good Practice?

Biking in D.C. means that at some point, you’re going to be in a situation in which taking the lane is not only a viable option but likely advisable.

Gear Prudence: Should I Buy an Electric Bike?

Plus: tips on transporting baked goods by bike.

Gear Prudence: How Do I Make Turns From the L Street Cycletrack?

Meet the mixing zones.

Gear Prudence: What To Do With My Bikes While I Travel Abroad?

Plus: Shouldn't group rides be more welcoming to newcomers?

Gear Prudence: Some Guy Keeps Trying to Be My Bike Friend. What Gives?

"How can I ditch someone who lives next door?"

Gear Prudence: My Friend Wants to Spend a Fortune on a New Bike

N00b cyclist eyes a very pricey ride, plus helicopter parenting while riding.

Gear Prudence: Is the Tour de France Turning Local Cyclists Into Jerks?

It's possible they have developed maillot jaundice.

Gear Prudence: Put Down the Phone While Cycling!

Put down the phone, boycott this sandwich shop.

Gear Prudence: I Can’t Get Over The Theft of My Bike

"I have been unable to bring myself to buy another bike, even though I like biking."

Gear Prudence: How Do I Handle Tailgaters?

"I’ve had problems with other bicyclists riding up really close behind me, then just staying there."

Gear Prudence: Help! My Boyfriend Has Bike Rage.

"He’s constantly giving drivers the finger and cursing at them, and I’ve seen him get into more than one screaming match when someone has cut him off."

Gear Prudence: I’m an Apartment Dweller. Where Can I Clean My Bike?

Your desire for a clean bike is laudable as is your instinct to avoid cleaning your bike inside your apartment.