I have been slowly collecting accessories and tools that will start to make riding my bicycle every day a reality. My latest find is re-usable, easy clean, compact grocery bags. Now I can still use my own grocery bags when shopping and forgo the plastic without the bulk of my traditional shopping bags. And…they come… Continue reading Re-Usable Grocery Bags For When Riding My Bicycle
Getting myself ready for 30 Days of Biking which starts on April 1st. Been out riding a bit and this week I almost made it to my weekly goal of 25 miles. Needless to say my legs are feeling it! Guess I wasn’t quite ready for a 9 mile ride. Amazing how when you don’t… Continue reading When It Hurts So Good
This is a guest post from our colleagues at BetterBikeShare.org. While different bicycling initiatives often seem separate from the outside, upon closer look you can see important connections and crossovers. The Better Bike Share Partnership, which includes PeopleForBikes, is an initiative of the JPB Foundation that seeks to make bike share accessible for all members… Continue reading Three things bike share experts could teach other biking advocates
Few photos from my week so far… Lots of posts on social media about “Dressing Like A Woman”, so I threw mine in and showed that you are still dressing like a woman even in Converse tennis shoes. I Love my Chucks! Really wanting Taco’s for Taco Tuesday, but will have to settle for a… Continue reading Fashion, Cookie Candle, and a Drink Collection #idahobikelife
As mentioned earlier, I am in temporary guardianship of a small lot of vintage bicycles, of various styles and stages of decrepitude . While the majority of the bikes are English 3-speeds, hiding among them was this classic Dutch omafiets . Source: Stranger In a Strange Land? Some Musings on Revisiting the Coaster Brake —-… Continue reading Stranger In a Strange Land? Some Musings on Revisiting the Coaster Brake
For my first year after college, I worked at a cozy college bar in Norman, Oklahoma. The inside featured wood paneling, brass accents on the bar and over 32 beers on tap. We were open 365 days a year. Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas night were our busiest evenings every year. Source: Maple New York… Continue reading Maple New York Sour
There is enough fear, hate, and divisiveness around us today. We don’t need to be creating more. What we need is more encouragement, love, and cooperation. I don’t like bullies and if the only way you can advocate for something is by scaring, belittling, and bullying other people you are not my kind of advocate…you are a shit!