2014 Bike Commute Challenge

Every September since 2007, Galois has participated in the annual Bike Commute Challenge. For the first time ever, Galois earned a top-ten finish among the 200-plus similarly sized companies that participated this year. This year’s 36.2% commute rate set a company record: Year Riders Trips Miles CommuteRate (%) Rank 2009 8 105 1115 15.2 50 […]

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Galois IPv6 Rollout

One of our IT goals for 2014 is enabling IPv6 on all our current IPv4 subnets. I was pleased to see Shumon Huque’s full-day IPv6 tutorial on the LISA ’13 schedule. I hoped he could fill the gaps in my limited experience with IPv6 and provide me the knowledge I’d need to configure our network […]

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2013 Bike Commute Challenge

Our area’s local Bike Commute Challenge is held annually in September. Hundreds of companies and individuals in Oregon and southwest Washington participate in the friendly competition. Galois had a 32.85% commute rate, down just a little bit from last year’s company record, but pretty good considering Portland in 2013 saw its rainiest September ever. To […]

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2012 Bike Commute Challenge

Galois once again participated in the annual September Bike Commute Challenge, which promotes biking to work via a friendly competition. Galois had a 33.13% commute rate in September. 14 employees made 146 bike commutes for a total of about 1,400 miles. This year’s commute rate is a company record: 2007: 17.1% 2008: 22.9% 2009: 15.2% […]

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Fill the Bike Racks Day

The Galois office is home to 18 bike racks, about one for every two employees. Tuesday, September 18 was Fill the Bike Racks Day. We didn’t fill all the racks, but we still had 15 employee cycles gracing the office today. Fill the Bike Racks Day was scheduled in September to complement the annual Bike […]

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2011 Bike Commute Challenge

Each September, the Portland-based Bicycle Transportation Alliance sponsors its Bike Commute Challenge, which promotes biking to work via a friendly team competition. Team Galois had a 29.1% commute rate this year. Nearly three out of every ten commutes by Galois employees in September were taken by bicycle. That’s a company record: 2007: 17.1% 2008: 22.9% […]

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