Tom Babin

Tom is an award-winning author and journalist who has written about cycling for years. He is the author of Frostbike: The Joy, Pain and Numbness of Winter Cycling, a bestselling exploration of getting around on two wheels throughout the year. He has delivered speeches about cycling around the world, and is often in the media addressing issues related to cycling. For several years, he wrote the Pedal blog for the Calgary Herald. He lives in Calgary.

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How A Proper Bike Lane Makes Your Life Better

I was in the middle of making a video professing my love of a new safe, separated bike lane that was installed recently on my commute when I ran into a fellow cyclist who offered...

Electric Fat Bike As My New Winter Commuter?

I have long considered using a fat bike for my winter bike commute. But I determined over the years that it wasn’t quite right for me. It could never beat my chosen perfect winter bike,...

Keeping Your Hands Warm While Bike Commuting

Are those digits getting chilly on your morning commute these days? Here are four quick tips on keeping your hands warm while bike commuting. This is my first YouTube short, so let me know if you...

Ride A Bike In Winter On Snow And Ice Without Falling

There are a lot of great reasons to ride a bike in winter - it’s just as fun as it is in summer! But all that snow and ice can make things slippery. So, after many...

12 Ways Of Carrying Coffee While Riding A Bike

I tried 12 ways of carrying coffee while riding a bike. Here’s the best way to sip on your commute. The 12 ways of carrying coffee while riding a bike While riding my bike one recent chilly...

Three Ways Your City Can Improve Winter Cycling

We often think of winter cycling as a personal thing, but there’s a lot a city can do to encourage more people to ride a bike year-round. Here are three things that a city can do...

Do You Need Cycling Mirrors For Your Bike Commute?

Do you need cycling mirrors for your bike commute? Testing 4 types of bike mirrors. I’ve been commuting for years, and never felt the need to uses bike mirrors. But I think cycling is about practicality,...

Best Way To Carry Stuff On Your Bike Commute

Getting to work on your bike is only half the job. The tough part is figuring out how to get all your stuff there too. Your lunch bag, your coffee, your Hand sanitizer (c’mon, it’s...

Peak Design’s Mobile: Mount Your Phone To Your Bike

Peak Design’s Mobile: Remember, a few weeks ago, when I made a video about the best phone mounts for your bike? I thought I had it all figured out. And then @PeakDesign went out and dropped a new...

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