Monthly Archives: March 2011

Ride Report: First Outing with Climate Riders

Trail(s): Mt. Vernon Trail, Four Mile Run, Custis Trail in Virginia; Capital Crescent Trail in Maryland Distance: 32 miles Weather: Cloudy but warm for March; high of 59 F Company: Climate Riders! 300 miles is a long way. But this … Continue reading

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Climate Ride Happy Hour!

I have awesome news for those of you in the D.C. area. (For those of you who aren’t….you don’t have to keep reading if you don’t want to, I suppose.) You are invited to the event of the season, the … Continue reading

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Guest Post at Awakened Aesthetic

I’m honored to have a guest post over at Awakened Aesthetic, a blog that focuses on sustainable fashion.  The post is about environmentally-friendly and ethical sportswear – the type you wear cycling, not the type they sell at Macys. (Seriously, … Continue reading

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Song of the Urban Agriculturalist

I really want to like Wendell Barry. To quote my favorite blogger ever (and I read a lot of blogs), Slacktivist, “He is a poet, novelist, essayist, farmer, husband, conservationist, radical and gentleman.” He’s also considered a huge leader in … Continue reading

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You’ve Got Sponsors!

Even though everyone seems impressed when I tell them I’m going to be biking 300 miles for the Climate Ride, raising the required $2400 is a much bigger challenge. Thankfully, my family and friends have been very generous. But not … Continue reading

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