Hand-drawn upright turquoise bicycle with lettering that reads Happy April! #30daysofbiking. By Melissa Balmer, PedalLove.com

Just Ride. Every Day. It’s That Simple.

The title of this piece echoes what the great bike racer Eddie Merckx said: “Ride as much or as little, or as long or as short as you feel. But ride.” As March wraps up I’m looking ahead at April…Continue Reading

In 2011 when Mary Gersemalina created coffeeneuring as a mash-up of the words “coffee” and “randonneuring” I jumped at it. That came along during what I might think of as my “peak challenge” period. I had founded Bike to Work…Continue Reading

Riding Down Memory Lane: June

Reminder of June Bike Events Who needs an event to coax you into riding in June? I mean, beautiful spring days heading toward summer, flowers blooming, birds singing, frogs peeping are all “on offer” (as the bike race commentators like…Continue Reading

Riding Down Memory Lane: March

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

Quotation in typewriter font: Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. --Arthur Ashe

New Year, New Mode(s)

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