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A few tips and items to switch over to bike commuting

The difference between being a bike commuter and a car commuter is, oh, about 20 pounds and a healthy, happy start to each work day. But the logistical difference between the two is not that much. Jeff Monson, executive director for Commute Options, has some good tips for becoming a bike commuter. "It really is easy," he says. "It does not have to be every day," he hastens, taking some of the stress off. As a starting point, he recommends, "pick a fun route." As a practical suggestion for a smooth ride, he also instructs to keep tires pumped up and the chain lubed. There also are a few items pictured below that will make the commute much easier and safer.

Helmet (which Monson recommends to keep inside your office for warmth in the winter and to keep dry), Bell Stoker, $70. Crows Feet Commons.

Krypto-Flex lock, $24.

Crows Feet Commons.

Front and rear lights, Spaceship/Red Planet, $34. Crows Feet

Commons.

Lightweight jacket; keep your work clothes dry, both from rain and from sweating too much. TREK Bontrager. Pine Mtn. Sports. $110.

A basket. Custom-order through Pine Mtn. Sports. $30-$150.

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