• Biking Is the Spice of Life
  • Personal Privilege and Biking: It Takes More than a Bike Lane to Start Riding (2016 update)
  • Great Gear for a Rainy Ride: The Wander Wrap
  • How to Be a Good Guy/Gal on the Street
  • Seeing with New Eyes
  • Keep Your Weather Eye Open

Biking Is the Spice of Life

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I have missed many things while driving for transportation thanks to a broken elbow (with recovery complicated by a frozen shoulder). To name just a few: Exercise (hello, +10 pounds) Sense of connection to my surroundings and the people along the way Flexibility — the ease with which I can change my mind, navigate to […]

Personal Privilege and Biking: It Takes More than a Bike Lane to Start Riding (2016 update)

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A 2012 version of this post appeared on this blog. I updated it in 2014 for the Washington Bikes blog. This is yet another light update with some “as of 2016” notes. The way I used to tell the story of  how I started bike commuting, it was an infrastructure story: I started riding because the […]

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