My bike alone can only take me so far so fast. But when I take my bike on Caltrain my 10 mile cruising range grows to a 50 mile corridor from San Francisco to San Jose. I’m not alone: one in 10 Caltrain riders brings a bike aboard. Some days it seems like all 4,200+ daily commuters are getting on my fast “baby bullet” train.
About the Bike Commute Diaries: Launched in May 2012 for National Bike Month, this series explores the unexpected and surprising things I’ve learned about bicycling for transportation.