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Two Wheel Gear - Commuter Series

Just starting out? Two Wheel Gear commuter Dave Norris gives you a run through the basics.

Two Wheel Gear Commuter Series - Videos

1. Intro - Dress

 

2. Intro - Fenders 

3. Intro - Tools


Bicycle Commuting - "Getting Started"

Cycling to work is an easy and rewarding way to commute. A checklist helps make it easy. Below is everything you need to take with you and a few tips to help you enjoy it.

  • Make sure your bike is tuned up
  • Use a high quality bike lock
  • Safety Gear: Helmet, gloves, glasses, bright clothing
  • Cycling Apparel: Extra layers for warmth, rain gear
  • Gadgets: Front and rear lights, and a bell
  • Work essentials: Books, papers and work items
  • Clothing for work - Remember the little things like socks, tie and underwear
  • Toiletries - Clean up when you get there
  • Wallet and keys
  • Plan your route before ride - Try and avoid congested areas (If you must ride in traffic, understand the traffic flow and understand the rules of the road)
  • Park your bike in a safe place
  • Enjoy the ride and your health
  • It will become routine

Commuting Links

We are a proud supporter of the Calgary Commuter Challenge. Cities across North America compete yearly in the Commuter Challenge. Join with a friend in your area.


Maintenance & Repairs


Useful Cycling Links


Local Cycling Clubs & Advocacy Groups


Local Environmental and Sustainability Groups

Check our Cycling Links & Directories Page for links to the greater cycling community.

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