Today’s post is in honor of Eldest Daughter (my baby!), who at the tender age of 20 years old gets married today to her “Love Bear.” In advance of dissolving in tears in my mother-of-the-bride dress (which I shopped for…Continue Reading

Why We Ride/Resolve to Ride—A Blogspedition

New Year’s resolutions come at the wrong time of year. Who can start something new when snow blankets the ground, we start and end our days in darkness, and all we can think of is hot cocoa, snuggly blankets, and…Continue Reading

Balancing Act

You’ve seen them at stoplights: those guys (always guys so far in my own experience) doing a track stand. They’re standing up on their pedals and the bike is basically standing still without falling over. Or they’re doing little hops…Continue Reading

How Bikes Can Save the World

In September 2010 I participated in the first-ever Ignite Spokane (“Enlighten us–but make it quick”), which had the theme “Ideas that Will Save the World.” For those not familiar with the format, you have 5 minutes and can show 20…Continue Reading

Total mileage for 6 days: 52.47 Total expended on gym membership, gas, and parking: $0.00 Total expended on being stupid and thinking I could hop a 2″ cement lip: $17.32 (took my bike to the shop instead of patching the…Continue Reading

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