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My stepdaughter has been living in Washington, DC (within the District itself) for the past 18 months. Only recently (since August) did she start using bicycles to get to and from METRO stations during her commute. In those two months, … Continue reading
Just in case anyone needed reminding, the proper use of bicycle helmets is to protect us from falling or flying bicycles. Thank you to Dan Piraro (a.k.a. Bizarro) for humorously clarifying that important public safety matter. Enjoy!
The two consumable products that tend to be favorites among cyclists are ice cream and beer. While I have yet to see a beer brand directly tied and marketed to ice cream, the close relationship between beer and bicycling has … Continue reading
This image Michigan State University’s Be Spartan Green effort pretty well sums up the countless benefits of bicycling in one easy to read graphic. Given that May is National Bike Month and is the month we celebrate National Bike to Work … Continue reading
I am not kidding. That is the lengthy north-to-south course taken by author, climate scientist, and touring cyclist David Kroodsma , which he describes with intriguing detail in the book, The Bicycle Diaries; My 21,000 Mile Ride for the Climate. … Continue reading
Public library systems in several North American cities have successfully initiated a book bike program which literally (bad pun) brings books right to you on bicycles. The earliest version of this I have come across is from the Pima County … Continue reading
Last night I had the opportunity to see an ELF built by Organic Transit up close. This marvel of modern engineering can be pedaled by the rider or operate up to 20 miles on a single charge. It can be … Continue reading
Now this is my kind of wine! Perfect for celebrating the start of the Bicycle Trax blog on WordPress. Cheers!