Cyclometer close-up showing 22.02 miles

To Track or Not to Track: A Blogspedition

I believe I’ve landed firmly in the “tracking” camp, after a few moments of Zen clarity about non-attachment, the joy of bicycling, living in the moment, and letting go of a very Western mileage-as-accomplishment attitude. I like to record my…Continue Reading

Women’s Bike Blogs: The Saga Continues

Little did I know when I started poking around for women’s bike blogs to read for inspiration where the quest would take me. I’d been blah-blah-blogging for a while on a personal blog that roamed across the free-range landscape of…Continue Reading

Winter in the northern hemisphere is summer in the southern hemisphere, so what better time to round up the women’s bike blogs from that upside-down United States (if you’re from the U.S.) and its smaller sister? Australia Belles, Pedals, and…Continue Reading

Cast On, Bind Off: The Blogspedition Knits up a Storm

As I’ve gone exploring for women’s biking blogs to put on the big list of women’s biking blogs, I’ve run into some fun patterns. Knitting patterns, that is! Something about biking and knitting must go together, given the number of…Continue Reading

Yes, Portland IS Awesome for Bikes: A Blogspedition

As I know all too well from living in a city that achieved the Bronze level Bike-Friendly Community designation from the League of American Bicyclists (Spokane), moving to a Gold level BFC (Seattle), and living in the nation’s #1 Bike-Friendly…Continue Reading

The Bicycle and Women’s Independence

I’ve written about how riding a bike gives me a sense of freedom and independence. In celebration of the Fourth of July, here’s a round-up of items on the historical links among women, biking, and independence. First up, a video…Continue Reading

Articles on biking and bicycling related to women, business, and more

Tab Set: A Reading Round-up Blogspedition

Don’t we all do this? Pop open a link from a friend’s status update on Facebook, another one from an email newsletter, a third from a tweet, a fourth from inside another article you haven’t quite finished reading so now…Continue Reading

Barb in green jersey dress with helmet and gloves and her road bike set up for commuting.

The blog now stands at over 170 posts after a year of writing. Lots of advice is sprinkled throughout every post, along with my ponderings and miscellany on bike policy, infrastructure creation, and other aspects of becoming a bike-friendlier world. This…Continue Reading