My commute is entirely within the same shoreline town: Branford, CT. I either ride a Klein Attitude Comp or on warmer days near the end or beginning of the school year (I'm a teacher) I ride my Elektra beach cruiser, students love it. The ride is short, and the beginning is right near the water, watching the sun come up is great and a real stress reliever. The only part that is tough is closer to school where buses and parents driving their kids to and from school seem to think I don't belong. Luckily, there is one crossing guard who looks for me, and stops traffic to let me go.