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I Suppose It Takes All Kinds: Musings on Human Behavior

Sad to say I had my first jerk encounter with a Seattle driver during my first week of a much longer bike commute. The happy part is that I’ve lived in Seattle a full 9 months and this is the first negative interaction I’ve had with a driver of any kind. To date no one […]

On a Roll with Michelle S, Olympia

The occasional “On a Roll with” series started with women in Spokane since the blog originally focused on biking in Spokane. Now that I have a statewide role at the Bicycle Alliance of Washington I’ve expanded the geography to feature women from all over the state. If you have a woman to nominate (and please do nominate yourself!) drop an […]

On a Roll with Madeleine Carlson, Seattle

“On a Roll with” profiles women who ride from around Washington to demonstrate and celebrate the diversity of bikes, routes, gear, clothing, ages and stages of your cycling sisters. If you’d like to share your story here or want to suggest someone, drop me a line: bikestylespokane-at-gmail.com. Name:  Madeleine Carlson, blogger at Family Ride Location: Seattle, WA (Wallingford […]

On a Roll with Sue Hinz, Pullman

The “On a Roll with” series started with women in Spokane since the blog focused on biking in Spokane. Now that I have a statewide role at the Bicycle Alliance of Washington I’m expanding the geography to feature women from all over the state. If you have a woman to nominate (and please nominate yourself!) drop […]

The Long Path to Becoming a Spokane Cyclist: An Andrea Post

The first time I biked to work (such as it was) was in 2007. In the 5 years since then, I have learned quite a bit about pedaling my way around Spokane. Lately, though, I’ve gotten lots of questions about “if I have always been this big of a cyclist.” While this question usually elicits […]

On a Roll with Betsy Lawrence: On Becoming a Late-in-Life Jock

This piece takes a different approach than our usual Q&A for the On a Roll with series. Introducing occasional guest blogger Betsy Lawrence: community college composition instructor, yoga teacher, and the founder of Belles and Baskets. What she doesn’t mention here that you should know: Her round trip to work is nearly 20 miles. I […]

On a Roll with Mary Verner

Name: Mary Verner Location: Spokane Things Mary does: I’m a content mom and grandmother working as mayor to improve my community. Who or what made a difference in your life that got you on a bike? I lived in sunny Florida with a broken-down car and a commission-based job. I started commuting to work and got […]

On a Roll with Jamie Morgan

Name: Jamie Lynn Morgan Location: Hayden Lake, Idaho Things Jamie does: I am a craft-beer-loving bicycle-riding wife to one and mother to three. Currently I’m the owner of a travel and tourism marketing company (I just use my name for the company name as I am a one-person operation at the moment). Living in the […]

On a Roll with Katherine Widing

Name: Katherine Widing Location: Spokane, WA About Katherine: Born in Melbourne, Australia. Lived in USA since 1985, with short sojourns in France and the Netherlands. Freelance writer and author of four books on international bicycle touring. Volunteer on Spokane Summer Parkways committee. Addicted to bicycling, travel and chocolate. Who or what made a difference in your life that […]

On a Roll with Wilma Flanagan

Name: Wilma Flanagan Location: Spokane, South Hill Things Wilma does: I work as a librarian for Spokane County Library District. I also volunteer at Spokane Public Radio, at my daughter’s school (currently Lewis & Clark High School), on the City of Spokane Bicycle Advisory Board, and with my church. I like things that are rhythmic and go […]

On a Roll with Rachel Scrudder

Name: Rachel Scrudder Location: Spokane Things Rachel does: Bicycle commuter Member of the Spokane Bicycle Advisory Board Software tester Who or what made a difference in your life that got you on a bike? Initially I wanted to be more green, and to save money because I couldn’t continue to afford gas at the rate its […]

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