Guide to Biking in College (Comprehensive)

Guide to Biking in College (Comprehensive)

I give you a comprehensive guide to preparing to bike on a college campus.

Check for Bicycle Friendly Universities: http://bikeleague.org/sites/default/files/Full_BFU_awards_list_2015.pdf

Watch my What’s in a College Engineering Student’s Backpack video: https://youtu.be/U4h1hyE6vow

12 Comments

  1. ⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻⸻ on July 21, 2022 at 11:57 pm

    Do I still need all these equipment if I’m planning to use my bike only on campus?

  2. Witch Please! on July 22, 2022 at 12:09 am

    Thanks! I’m going to be buying a bike and almost forgot about buying a seat cover!

  3. Henry E on July 22, 2022 at 12:11 am

    People should avoid cable locks altogether. Any thief can carry a collapse-able pair of bolt cutters and snip the cable. A good chain (Pewag #3012) and heavy padlock (abus granit, etc.) + U lock would require at least an angle grinder to cut through. Though I think the best security strategy is to lock up next to a bike that’s both nicer and improperly secured.

  4. shayne combs on July 22, 2022 at 12:18 am

    Yay, fellow UMD engineering student. Nice vid

  5. Harry Potter on July 22, 2022 at 12:30 am

    10000th view here!

  6. G84 on July 22, 2022 at 12:34 am

    How much was the bike?

  7. Chet Shultz on July 22, 2022 at 12:39 am

    How would I store my bike in my dorm room/apartment? My roommates get kind of annoyed by it sometimes.

  8. Kevin Chazhikattu on July 22, 2022 at 12:44 am

    I have the same helmet!

  9. Celeste H on July 22, 2022 at 12:44 am

    Do you bring your bike equipment bag with you to class? Or do you feel comfortable leaving your extra gear with your bike? And how do you attack your backpack to your bike/secure all of your gear? (maybe future video idea) 🙂

  10. Ebrima Janneh on July 22, 2022 at 12:49 am

    It is a useful guide, I prefer to leave some of my things at School since I will not probably need them at home.

  11. Bern on July 22, 2022 at 12:50 am

    It’s really great, I’m currently looking into commuting to university on a bike and you brought a lot of good points and ideas that I’ll look into. Thanks!

  12. Rosario Miranda on July 22, 2022 at 12:55 am

    Great video for college. Thanks for making such a detailed video. Yes please make more college videos. I sent this to my daughter since she is a freshman now.

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