Transportation, in my daily work, is a means to an end. It isn’t usually a thing done for its own sake—it’s how we get where we need to go. “Travel” might be a better word for those times when we…Continue Reading
Round-ups of links to blog posts on topics related to women, biking, fashion and other things we have in common.
Every month this year I plan to share links to older posts written in that particular month, along with a reminder of that month’s bike events in case you want to participate. Always check in with any local or statewide…Continue Reading
A round-up of February bike events, posts about bicycling in winter, and selected February bike blog posts on a variety of topics.
Over the years I’ve thought about the new year in a variety of ways: A time to reflect on the year’s riding. A time to look ahead at the bike challenges or rides I might choose to participate in over…Continue Reading
Well over a year ago I started a new habit: reading poetry every morning with my coffee. Why poetry? Partly for what it isn’t. And I read it for what it is, for what it gives me: Along the way…Continue Reading
Tours to highlight tribal history not known to enough people. Programs to get more kids on bicycles. Efforts to develop heritage trails for safety and connectivity. “Pedaling the Pueblo,” a podcast created by Living Streets Alliance and sponsored by Tucson’s…Continue Reading
Your life is not normal right now, no matter who you are or where you live. COVID-19 is sweeping the planet and affecting everything from whether your grocery store has toilet paper in stock (it likely doesn’t) to whether you…Continue Reading
Once upon a time in 2012 before I worked as a professional in bicycle advocacy, I became the first person to ride a bicycle on the newly dedicated Martin Luther King, Jr. Way in Spokane, Washington. Back then I wrote,…Continue Reading
My work at Washington Bikes has me traveling the state quite a bit, often by car. I always haul my bike with me, however, working toward my goal of biking in every county in the state. I may bike around…Continue Reading
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
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