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The Joys of a Spring Ride - Wild Abandon (A contemplation)

The Joys of a Spring Ride - Wild Abandon (A contemplation)

I have long periods of feeling trapped and imprisoned. The longest season of confinement is called January and February. I could also name it COVID.


Bike Commuter's Primer - A guide to getting started

Bike Commuter's Primer - A guide to getting started

Just starting out on your journey as a bike commuter? Here is a short introduction to some of the things to consider before you set out to stun 'em in the bike lane.

7 Ways Bike Commuting Can Save You and the World

7 Ways Bike Commuting Can Save You and the World

7 Ways Bike Commuting Can Save You and the World

2020 has been a year of upheaval, and I’m sure many of you are out there wondering what you can do to inject some positivity into this positively chaotic year. Something I found heartening was the phenomenal uptick in bike sales and enthusiasm for travel on 2 wheels.

Bike sales grew by up to 203% (Bike market skyrockets, Bicycle Retailer - June 2020) and many new and experienced cyclists might be looking for a way to get the new lifestyle to stick, even in a post-Covid world. Though I can’t be there to force you into this new habit, I can emphasize 7 reasons why your new hobby could be more meaningful than just a boredom buster - in fact, I have found that bike commuting changed my life and basically my entire lifestyle (including the creation of a bike and fashion friendly clothing line - check out my last post for my story Why I Ride)! In fact, I believe that making this switch could actually help save the world.