Category Archives: Issues

Cycling Protocol

  Colder weather is on the horizon here on the east coast.  The winds have made riding a bit more challenging many days.  I’m just starting to have to add some thicker layers to my ride, and very much enjoyed … Continue reading

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Bicycling in Broadway Bike Lines, NYC

Introductions were made, and hands were shook, as many New York bicyclists met each other for the first time  Thurdsay evening, ready to ride and participate in the Short Skirt Celebration Ride, organized by Mikael http://www.copenhagencyclechic.com/2011/06/short-skirts-on-bicycles-protest-in-new.html   and spearheaded by Liz Patek … Continue reading

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Oh, It’s a Beautiful Day for a Bike Ride

New Yorkers woke up to an outstanding day of low humidity, blue skies, and sunshine!  In other words a PERFECT day to enjoy cycling!  I’m very much looking forward to this evening’s “Short Skirt Celebration Ride/Love the Broadway Bike Lane”. … Continue reading

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Late Afternoon Coffee and Cream and Other Thoughts

This week’s oppressive heat and obligations kept me away from any bicycle riding, today’s cooler temperatures and low humidity were lovely.  Though I’m experiencing a cooler climate in my neighborhood, unfortunately issues between cyclists and law enforcement continue to heat … Continue reading

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Ride of Silence, Wednesday May 18th

Reposted word for word from http://www.letsgorideabike.com/blog Dear fellow cyclists, As the Ride of Silence approaches — Wednesday night, May 18, 2011 for most communities — let’s take a moment now to reflect why we ride in silence and for whom. … Continue reading

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Riding in Style – Jill Commutes

Commuter Spotlight Jill (link in sidebar to her fabulous electra Amsterdam) is one of the most enthusiastic, energetic, and talented people you will ever meet. From running in marathons, to sprouting community gardens, traveling to Alaska, painting, sewing much of … Continue reading

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Uplifting Cycling Tale: Goal Setting, Dedication, Teamwork and Committment

I had the fortunate pleasure of being in the audience last Saturday, when Bill Strickland of Bicycling magazine facilitated a discussion with Ryan Oelkers and one of the members of Shoemaker Charter School’s cycling team.  (I apologize, but the acoustics … Continue reading

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