Category Archives: Bicycling
One of the many highlights of our recent trip to California was a bicycle trek across the Golden Gate Bridge in both directions. With a bit of planning, this is an easy and fun endeavor for travelers to the Bay … Continue reading
by Kathy Brown I have always considered myself active. I enjoyed biking or rollerblading after work, talking a walk with friends, sailing etc. One thing I never considered, though, was a non-motorized “carless” commute to work. Why would I? I … Continue reading
Listed below are most recent average daily bicycle traffic counts for 40 bridges in the City of Minneapolis. The are only a small part of some 500+ bicycle and pedestrian traffic count locations throughout the city. Such data being available … Continue reading
The following list shows the five busiest Willamette River bridge crossings for bicycles in the City of Portland, Oregon according to summer daily bicycle traffic data from the Portland Bureau of Transportation. This data does not include the new non-motorized/transit … Continue reading
Early last week my wife and I had the extraordinary opportunity to bicycle across the Penobscot Narrows Bridge in Bucksport, Maine. This handsome cable-stayed structure replaced the former Waldo-Hancock suspension bridge. The new bridge was completed in 2006 and include … Continue reading
Over the past weekend, my wife, stepdaughter, and I scaled and crossed the five mile long Mackinac Bridge (Mighty Mac or Big Mac) between Michigan’s Lower and Upper Peninsulas. The ride was part of the “2016 Big Mac/Shoreline Scenic Bike … Continue reading
Took a major tumble while biking to church this morning. Probably the worst I have even experienced. Thankfully my helmet took the shock of the curb and has a commemorative dent to show for it. Otherwise, my ribs and left … Continue reading
I want one of these! Way cool.
One of the last photos of this musical genius and icon is of Prince riding his bicycle. Rest in peace and thank you always being true to your Midwestern hometown of Minneapolis-St. Paul.
Tandem bicycles –two wheels powered by four feet -double the pleasure. Rick Brown 2016