One of the statements I hear the most is, “I’m not a cyclist, but…” I will generally ask them if they ride a bike, and if the answer is yes, I’ll say, “Congratulations! You’re a cyclist! You’re a bike rider!” They’ll scrunch their face up
Being outside when it’s cold is to experience the harsh nakedness of the world. You are hoping you have enough layers on, or that the wind isn’t blowing too hard, or that it won’t snow or even rain or sleet on you. You are hedging
6:15AM, October 22, 2016. I glanced at the bike clothing strewn across my bed and thought, “You could just drive to work.” My sleepy brain was protesting the thought of riding 14 miles to work in a suburb of Nashville, for a staff meeting at
In a previous entry, I outlined some basics on commuting and introduced my four recommendations for bike commuting. KJ’s Four Recommendations for Bike Commuting Know your limits, and aspire to stretch them from time to time Become a devoted follower of multiple weather sources Get
The other afternoon at my day job I encountered a customer who was excited to begin bike commuting. (Hi, Blake!) He said he had about 9 miles of commute and it was going to be over some hilly terrain, and featured some possibly bike-unfriendly roads.