The Challenges and Solutions of Utilitarian Cycling Episode #45 ▪ The Fringe #556 ▪ August 21st 2019 ▪ 1 year ago So, you want to start biking as a primary form of transportation, but are nervous about the challenges you will encounter? Never fear, Melody Hoffman and Ian R Buck are here with the solutions they have found over many years of utilitarian cycling. Episode summary 00:00:00 | Intro 00:01:19 | Thoughts from the Community Seen in the Bike Lane | Facebook What do you wish everyone knew about bike commuting? : bikecommuting What do you wish everyone knew about bike commuting? : bikecommuting What do you wish everyone knew about bike touring? : bicycletouring 00:06:30 | Introducing Melody 00:09:23 | "I don't feel safe riding" 00:23:09 | "Bikes are expensive" 00:32:23 | "What if my bike breaks while I'm riding?" 00:38:17 | "Bikes are easy to steal" 00:41:11 | "I can't carry much stuff with my bike" 00:48:35 | "I don't want to be sweaty and gross when I arrive somewhere" 00:56:52 | The Weather 00:57:37 | "It's too hot and humid to bike" 00:59:15 | "It's too cold to bike" 01:02:28 | "It's too snowy and icy to bike" 01:03:52 | "It's too rainy to bike" 01:07:48 | "My destination is too far to bike" 01:13:06 | Bike touring Routes & Maps- Bicycling - MnDOT Wisconsin Department of Transportation County bicycle maps 01:28:11 | Unsolved challenges 01:33:55 | Outro Connect With The Nexus Discuss this episode on our Subreddit Support us on Patreon Attributions Kevin MacLeod [Official] - Inspired - incompetech.com - YouTube Copyright The Extra Dimension is released under a Creative Commons — Attribution 4.0 International license. Feel free to use any or all of it as long as you link back to http://thenexus.tv/ted45.