Not long after we moved to Olympia I discovered the town has a poet laureate program, which is simply delightful. Sady Sparks, poet laureate 2019-2020, created poetry “maps” to guide people to various locations around town where they could find…Continue Reading
Category: A Picture (or Video) Is Worth 1,000 Words
Featured photos and videos that highlight bike style or provide how-to tips and tricks.
Also known as Valentine’s Day, this is really a day to express your love for your bicycle. I ran with that theme in the questions posed during the Feb. 13 #BikeSchool Twitter chat and am sharing them here so you…Continue Reading
If you haven’t read A Bit of a Rant on Data and Data Rant Continued, they’ll provide additional context for this. You wouldn’t think a place would vie for the title “Most Dangerous Intersection in the US.” But somehow a…Continue Reading
30 Days of Biking is going swimmingly this year — or is that a mixed metaphor of sorts? I’ve been on my bike every day so far and putting in lots of miles. I traveled for several days but it…Continue Reading
In the major leagues batting .500 would be worth millions. In 30 Days of Biking, it means I didn’t get on my bike every single day in some of my attempts in the past couple of years since I heard…Continue Reading
On any given day your bike and accessories tell some kind of story about you, your riding, and your community. Here’s one snapshot. This fun bike rack is in the street (taking up–gasp!–a car parking spot!) in front of Kaffee…Continue Reading
Video pretty much sums it up. Sharing is karma–pass it along!
When I say “bikes” or “transit” or “walking” the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials may not be the first organization that springs to mind. But each year they sponsor a “Faces of Transportation” photo contest and this…Continue Reading
I’m not really the manifesto type but this video by Holstee says it all. Sharing is karma–pass it along!
I try to be an ambassador from the friendly biking nation when I ride. Since throwing a hissy fit or flipping off a driver probably just confirms their existing opinion of people on bikes (since of course we are all…Continue Reading
Even though the title on this post is a big “duh!” for those of us who ride, other may not be aware of some of the benefits. This infographic has been making the rounds and I thought it was worth…Continue Reading