Tag Archives: bicycling

You Don’t Know What You’ve Got Till It’s Gone

I miss hills. That’s a sentence I never thought I’d write. But yet, there it is – I miss their challenge, the hard breathing, the adrenaline, the thrill when you reach the top. Admittedly, it’s not the hills themselves I … Continue reading

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Yes We Can – Have Safe Bicycling for All!

Biking is thought of by certain populations as an activity for rich or at least middle class people. They only see two groups. The first group is competitive cyclists, where people spandex up and purchase expensive racing gear. The second … Continue reading

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I Am Not a All Weather Cyclist

I am not a winter cyclist. Unfortunately, according to some people, that means that I’m not a cyclist at all. (Yes, I’ve seen the comment “If you don’t bike through the winter, you’re not a ‘real cyclist,’” in blogs.) Needless … Continue reading

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If I’m exercising these days in a non-transportation capacity, it’s likely that if I’m not on a bike, I’m on a yoga mat. In the beginning, I was skeptical about yoga. My first yoga class was about fifteen years ago … Continue reading

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Decking the Halls with Boughs and Bicycles

If you live in the United States, Christmas is a time for decorating, whether or not you personally celebrate it. While I understand some people’s discomfort at the ubiquity of Christian celebration, I personally enjoy hanging ornaments on Christmas trees. … Continue reading

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