Jamie Morningstar: Having a Gosh Darn Good Time Biking to Work!

Jamie Morningstar: Having a Gosh Darn Good Time Biking to Work!

This month’s commuter profile features Jamie Morningstar from Orem, Utah, my first commuter from Utah County. I first “met” Jamie when she asked me a question regarding “studs”, that is, studded snow tires. So with that introduction, let’s hear what else Jamie has to say. "Although fresh air, exercise, and saving the environment are important to me, they aren’t my primary motivations for riding. As a mother of four and a working professional, there are very few moments in a day when somebody doesn't need something from me. But when I'm on my commute, riding my bike, it's just me and the road; no phone calls, no demands from co-workers or employees or kids. It’s just a great time for me to decompress. Maybe not everybody needs that kind of time, but for me, it's a lifesaver!"…

Utah’s Invisible Cyclists

Utah’s Invisible Cyclists

This contingent of unnoticed cyclists spans far beyond the encompassing refugee population; it is imbedded far more deeply into the roots of America – including groups of homeless veterans who somehow slipped through the cracks.…

Lone Peak Packs Moves to Washington

Lone Peak Packs Moves to Washington

Since 1979 Lone Peak Packs has been a Salt Lake manufacturer of panniers, seat packs, and other bicycle related soft goods. Now there is a new owner, new location and new line of bags in the design phase.…

The Perfect Commuter Bike?

Bike commuter gurus Mark Kennedy owner of Saturday Cycles and shop employee Steve Wasmund, discuss what to look for in a commuter bike (or cyclomuter bike).…