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Fall 2015 Super Commuter – Ray Scheinfeld

Posted on Nov 22nd 2015 | Super Commuters,
At the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers sits Philadelphia, a city that’s quickly making a name as one of the most bike friendly cities in the country. Philly is also home to our fall Super Commuter, Ray Scheinfeld. The City of Brotherly Love has a developing bike infrastructure that boasts 150 miles o […] read more...
Summer 2015 Super Commuter – Ron Lessard

Summer 2015 Super Commuter – Ron Lessard

Posted on Aug 12th 2015 | Blog, Super Commuters,
As a young adult, Ron Lessard moved to Princeton, NJ to study the art of casting sculpture in bronze at an area foundry. He immediately fell in love with the area for its tree-shaded lanes, historic charm and natural beauty. He came to town in a car but for more than two decades he has been enjoying life in Princeton […] read more...
Super Commuters

Super Commuters

Posted on Jun 26th 2015 | Bike Life, Super Commuters,
The mailman always say, “I wasn’t sure if you guys were open today. There weren’t any cars in the parking lot.” I’m surprised he’s not used to it after all these years.
Spring 2015 Super Commuter David Pulsipher

Spring 2015 Super Commuter David Pulsipher

Posted on Mar 17th 2015 | Super Commuters,
It may come as a surprise to many, but the third largest city in the U.S., Chicago, has an incredible bike infrastructure. Our spring Super Commuter, David Pulsipher, gushes that he loves the “City of Big Shoulders” for its world class stature but livable nature. “Nothing feels too big, too far, too busy or hectic,” h […] read more...
Fall 2014 Super Commuter – Steve Hulme

Fall 2014 Super Commuter – Steve Hulme

Posted on Nov 22nd 2014 | Super Commuters,
If you were asked to name a major event of 1997, you might recall that Bill Clinton began his 2nd term as president or that the Green Bay Packers won Superbowl XXXII; you might reminisce that Beanie Babies were booming in popularity or NASA’s Pathfinder landed on Mars. If you asked SUPERCOMMUTER Steve Hulme what he rem […] read more...
Calling All SUPERCOMMUTERS

Calling All SUPERCOMMUTERS

Posted on Jun 16th 2014 | Bike Life, Blog, Super Commuters,
Each quarter Planet Bike likes to honor what we refer to as the silent hero, aka the SUPERCOMMUTER. This person rides through every season, in all weather, day or night. Choosing the simplicity, health and pleasure of bicycling, a SUPERCOMMUTER prefers to ride to the grocery store, to work, to a concert or the cafe. I […] read more...
Spring 2014 Super Commuter – Mark Martin

Spring 2014 Super Commuter – Mark Martin

Posted on Apr 22nd 2014 | Bike Life, Blog, Super Commuters,
Mark Martin is an anomaly. In a culture dominated by automobiles, he has chosen a car-free lifestyle. In a community with meager bike infrastructure, he has commuted by bicycle for nearly 15 years. In a world where few people are willing to take the lead and push for change, he has become a leading force for bicycle r […] read more...
Fall 2013 Super commuter – Adam Clark

Fall 2013 Super commuter – Adam Clark

Posted on Nov 22nd 2013 | Bike Life, Super Commuters,
Chicago’s Pedal to the People proprietor Adam Clark had an epiphany back in 2001. He sold his ’89 Plymouth Horizon and started pedaling to work every morning as the sun rose in the east.  “I felt much more alive and empowered,” remembers Adam. Since that summer, he has followed many paths but bicycles ha […] read more...
Summer 2013 Super Commuter – Josh Sims

Summer 2013 Super Commuter – Josh Sims

Posted on Jul 25th 2013 | Bike Life, Blog, Super Commuters,
Imagine that you are an employee at a rural Indiana bike shop. On a beautiful summer day, an eight-year-old boy and his parents stroll in looking for a bike. You help the lad pick out his dream bike — a late 1980s era Jazz Flipside by Trek. After installing a computer and tail light, you wish him luck and send him on […] read more...
Spring 2013 Super Commuter – Mary Beth Brown

Spring 2013 Super Commuter – Mary Beth Brown

Posted on Mar 22nd 2013 | Super Commuters,
Louisville, Kentucky has long been known for its famous Louisville Sluggers, the historic Kentucky Derby, dominant college basketball teams, and smooth bourbon. Lesser known is the fact that the city is emerging as a cycling hotbed.  Louisville has hosted the U.S. Road Cycling Nationals, a stop on the USGP cyclocr […] read more...
Fall 2012 Supercommuter – Christian Breschel

Fall 2012 Supercommuter – Christian Breschel

Posted on Nov 16th 2012 | Super Commuters,
Twenty-seven year old Christian Beuschel is a husband, father, and medical student.  And, this month we’re happy to bestow upon him the honor of SUPERCOMMUTER!A native of the Sunshine State, Christian and his family have called Indianapolis home long enough for them to have experienced the capricious cycles of Mid […] read more...
Summer 2012 Super Commuter – Julian Shepherd

Summer 2012 Super Commuter – Julian Shepherd

Posted on Jul 22nd 2012 | Super Commuters,
What do moths, mosquitos, ticks and bicycles have in common? The answer is that they are all on the mind of Planet Bike’s new Super Commuter Dr. Julian Shepherd.Dr. Shepard lives in Binghamton, NY where he is an Associate Professor of Biological Science at SUNYBinghamton specializing in the behavior and ecology of arth […] read more...
Spring 2012 Super Commuter – Jeff Morrell

Spring 2012 Super Commuter – Jeff Morrell

Posted on Mar 22nd 2012 | Super Commuters,
Jeff Morrell of Fort Collins, Colorado has made commuting by bike a part of his life for over a quarter of a century! As a year-round commuter, he deals with widely ranging swings in the weather typical of a town nestled at the base of the Rockies. From snowstorms and below zero (Fahrenheit) temperatures to flash rains […] read more...
Supercommuter Part II

Supercommuter Part II

Posted on Oct 24th 2011 | Bike Life, Blog, Super Commuters,
Our most recent Supercommuter, Cecily Walker, has a personal website that is well worth checking out. Wonderful photography, beautiful writing, and a healthy helping of bike content! Check out her website or her Supercommuter profile in our latest newsletter. […] read more...
Fall 2011 Super Commuter – Cecily Walker

Fall 2011 Super Commuter – Cecily Walker

Posted on Oct 13th 2011 | Bike Life, Blog, Super Commuters,
Vancouver, BC –This edition’s supercommuter is written by our friend Alan, the mastermind behind EcoVelo. Alan has a beautiful way with words and photographs. Check out his passion for cycling at EcoVelo.A supercommuter rides through every season, in all types of weather, day and night. Choosing the simplicity, health […] read more...
Spring 2011 Super Commuter – Geoff Williams

Spring 2011 Super Commuter – Geoff Williams

Posted on May 22nd 2011 | Super Commuters,
East Providence, RI – Ask Geoff Williams when he decided that commuting by bike was a viable means of transportation and you”ll likely get a confused look. “It has always been a viable means for me,” says Williams, the spring Super Commuter.Geoff grew up on his bike in the Seattle area “bombing hills and scraping […] read more...
Fall 2010 Super Commuter – Ross Hirsch

Fall 2010 Super Commuter – Ross Hirsch

Posted on Dec 10th 2010 | Bike Life, Blog, Super Commuters,
Los Angeles, CA – Safety is a big concern for the everyday commuter. Bicycle advocates across the country spend countless hours fighting for legislation and city planning, among many other things, that will improve the safety of riding bicycles. One such advocate is 40 year old Los Angeles attorney Ross Hirsch.Bic […] read more...
Summer 2010 Super Commuter – Anthony Netkow

Summer 2010 Super Commuter – Anthony Netkow

Posted on Aug 22nd 2010 | Super Commuters,
MELBOURNE, AUS – A supercommuter rides through every season, in all types of weather, day and night. Choosing the simplicity, health and pleasure of bicycling, a supercommuter simply prefers to ride a bike to the grocery store, to work, to a concert or the cafe.About a year ago, Anthony Netkow and his wife Julie u […] read more...
Spring 2010 Super Commuter – Beth Hamon

Spring 2010 Super Commuter – Beth Hamon

Posted on May 22nd 2010 | Super Commuters,
PORTLAND, OR – Portland resident Beth Hamon’s commuting record is hard to beat. In fact, her bicycle has been a center piece of her car-free lifestyle for the past two decades. Beth kicked her car habit in the early 90s when she sold her only car — a gift that her father had given her to commemorate her coming of […] read more...
Spring 2010 Super Commuter – Jason Lummis

Spring 2010 Super Commuter – Jason Lummis

Posted on Mar 16th 2010 | Super Commuters,
Pinckney, MI – A super commuter rides through every season, in all types of weather, day and night. Choosing the simplicity, health and pleasure of bicycling, a super commuter simply prefers to ride a bike to the grocery store, to work, to a concert or the cafe. Planet Bike’s winter Super Commuter is thirty-nine y […] read more...
Fall 2009 Super Commuter – Jim Freeman

Fall 2009 Super Commuter – Jim Freeman

Posted on Nov 22nd 2009 | Super Commuters,
CHICAGO, IL – A supercommuter rides through every season, in all types of weather, day and night. Choosing the simplicity, health and pleasure of bicycling, a supercommuter simply prefers to ride a bike to the grocery store, to work, to a concert or the cafe. Illinois native and Chicago resident Jim Freeman (aka L […] read more...
SUPERCOMMUTER

SUPERCOMMUTER

Posted on Nov 19th 2009 | Bike Life, Blog, Super Commuters,
Don’t forget to nominate a Supercommuter for our Spring E-News Letter. A supercommuter rides through every season, in all types of weather, day and night. Choosing the simplicity, health and pleasure of bicycling, a supercommuter simply prefers to ride a bike to the grocery store, to work, to a concert or the cafe. We […] read more...
Spring 2008 Super Commuter – Billy Knudson

Spring 2008 Super Commuter – Billy Knudson

Posted on May 18th 2008 | Super Commuters,
MADISON, WI – A number of years ago, the now defunct Bike Culture Magazine partnered up with us to honor a bicycle “Super commuter” in each issue. We, at Planet Bike, always loved reading about the dedicated commuters who rode through every season, in all weather. As a result, we decided that it was high time we r […] read more...
Super Commuter Albert Bouchard

Super Commuter Albert Bouchard

Posted on Oct 22nd 2007 | Super Commuters,
NEW YORK, NY – How do cyclists resemble the stars of popular music? Consider a racer in skintight, multicolored outfits, who might correspond to 80s hair-bands like Poison or any bands with “white” in their name. A triathlete or recumbent rider obsessed with the newest, lightest technology could stand in for the elect […] read more...