Tag Archives: bike commute

John Leguizamo Takes Manhattan by Bike

I just found this on CNN. It’s an article and video of John Leguizamo advocating for bicycling in the city. Sounds like he knows what he’s doing, recommending lights on helmet, and front and back of bike. He talks about … Continue reading

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YIPPEE! Portland Bike Plan Approved

From The Oregonian: Portland’s 2030 bicycle plan coasts to approval The Portland City Council unanimously approved the nation’s most ambitious bike-projects initiative Thursday, with Mayor Sam Adams promising to submit a $20 million “kickstart” funding plan within 30 days. The … Continue reading

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Killing Streets

Passing this along from Transportation for America          Poorly designed roads like the one below are at the heart of pedestrian deaths. Ask the Obama administration to get behind Complete Streets! More than 76,000 Americans have been killed … Continue reading

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New Record (for me)

I finally did it, I took the bike three times this week to work! woohoo! Previously I’ve only ever bike commuted two days in one week, and I wasn’t sure I was quite conditioned for this. Granted it’s only 14 … Continue reading

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Inaugural Bike Commute

Yes, first day! Wow, a couple of those hills were killers. My thighs hurt, I hope I can make it home tonight! I think reversing it will be mostly downhill. My town is barely above sea level, so most of the trip in … Continue reading

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Gearing Up

I’m still in the process of getting everything together to start bike commuting. If I lived closer to work, I don’t think it would have been such an ordeal. But this drive half/bike half has been a challenge. Thursday I … Continue reading

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