Tag Archives: rockville bicycle advisory committee

My Bike-Free, Work-Free Bike to Work Day

I have a complicated relationship with biking to work. On one hand, I enjoy it, especially on late spring days like this past Friday. On the other hand, it’s 20 miles one way and takes me about two hours, almost … 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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Going for the Bicycle Friendly Bronze

Yesterday was a good, good day for me. I get to keep my boss – who I like and support – for four more years and my state passed two referendums that increase equality and opportunity for all. But Monday … Continue reading

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Ride Report: Three Courses, Two Wheels

Trail / road: Residential streets Distance: 13 miles Company: 13 other hungry riders For me, bike rides have always been associated with food. When I was little, my family rode 3.5 miles to the local sandwich shop and back, thinking … Continue reading

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Giddyup for a Bike Rodeo!

I never thought that I’d participate in a rodeo with kids, much less lead one. But the rodeo I helped put on this past Saturday didn’t involve “mutton busting,” as bizarrely adorable and potentially child-endangering as it sounds. Instead, it … Continue reading

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