British Cycling member Dale Bemis is a commuter and a racer and his quickfire profile epitomises his stripped down, no-nonsense approach to getting to work.
Name: Dale Bemis
Tell us about your commuting rig: It’s my race bike also —a 2007 Cannondale six13
What’s your commute like? On road, downhill going, uphill coming home.
How many days a week do you commute by bike? Two
"I have three things I don’t like -- The dark, rain/dark, rain/dark/wind."
What do you enjoy the most about bike commuting? Avoiding stopped traffic. Getting/staying fit.
What’s your least favourite thing about commuting by bike? I have three things I don’t like -- The dark, rain/dark, rain/dark/wind.
What are your main reasons to commute by bike? Fitness... I do lots of Strava segments along the way. Commutes are family friendly miles!
Have you got any funny or interesting bike commuting stories or experiences to share? Not really.
What’s your killer commuting tip? Don’t forget to clean/lube your bike when the weather turns bad.
Are you a British Cycling Member? If so how does your British Cycling membership support your bike commuting? Yes. Cycling safety advocacy.
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