Tag Archives: bike commuting

Another new reality

For me, at least. It’s been ages since I’ve had any bikey news, and am ashamed to say I have hardly been on my bike in the last two years. I’m not sure why I didn’t ride much last year, … Continue reading

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Biking Season

I haven’t started biking to work yet, although next month is the BTA (Bicycle Transportation Alliance) Walk & Bike Challenge for teachers, students, and parents. And by “students” they mean grade school to college. The best I could do this … Continue reading

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WTA Carefree Commuter Challenge

  Another attempt to get those of us in the Portland/Vancouver metro area out of our cars and using alternate means of transportation is upon us. The Westside Transportation Alliance is running the Carefree Commuter Challenge with lots of fun … Continue reading

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Today IS a good day to ride!

With apologies to Lt. Worf. Yippee! First ride to work this year, months earlier than I started last year. Interestingly, it also happens to be National Employee Health and Fitness Day. Not that it means anything where I work. It … Continue reading

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Getting some mileage

I’ve finally been out on the bike, twice last weekend (13 miles on Sat., 20 on Sunday), and then another 20-miler today. My cycling mentor at work has been giving me tips on pedaling technique which seems to be helping … Continue reading

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The Dutch know everything!

If anyone has any connections to the city fathers/mothers in their town, see if you can get this to the appropriate people. This is a fantastic video of a UK Parliamentary excursion to The Netherlands to investigate how their biking/public … Continue reading

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Warm at last!

We finally hit the 60s this past weekend, so I took advantage and got out on the bike. Saturday I just ran a couple errands around town: Post office, Office Depot for ink cartridges to print my tax return (which … Continue reading

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