Becoming a Bike Commuter, Part II: A Few More Miles

At some point after becoming someone who rides her bike to work occasionally, I became a bike commuter. An every day, rain or shine, clipped-in-shoes, road-bike-riding commuter. No more swapping stuff in and out of panniers—it’s always in the bag (now a cute one) if it’s riding season (which is at least 10 months of […]

Becoming a Bike Commuter, Part I: It’s Easy, One Mile at a Time

True story: I’m a bicycle commuter because in around 2003, the City of Spokane put a bike path on Cedar, right in front of the house I lived in at the time. After complaining a bit about the lost on-street parking, I realized how convenient it looked. (Irony alert) I used my car’s odometer to figure out how far […]

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