notathletic

Not Athletic

Because people notice I bike somehow I keep finding myself in this conversation: It’s funny people think I’m athletic. Obviously they didn’t know me way back when. I only survived gym class because...

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theftprevention

Creative Deterrents

  Yesterday, I had to bike to a less familiar area of town. I was unsure how safe the area was, and, once I locked up my lovely bike, I found it hard...

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car_bell

When a Bike Bell Rings…

…Nothing happens at all. Nope, absolutely nothing. Even with the loudest, biggest bells I can find nobody hears me coming on my bike. I’d get a horn, but I really don’t want to...

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boston

Racking up Points

The good news is a lot of places have started adding bicycle racks to accommodate people who arrive by bike. The bad news is, these racks don’t actually accommodate people who arrive by...

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creepygirl

Heat Wave

It’s the 4th day straight with temperatures in the 90′s here, and humid. So it’s really tempting to just lay around and soak up whatever air conditioning I can find. But of course...

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friends

The Real World

Everyday there’s more and more technology to keep us more connected… at work: …at home: …even during our commute: With “social media” connecting us, there’s something missing. The real world. And real people....

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tow

Forecast Says?

It’s always hard for me to figure out what to wear for each season. But this time of year, New England weather seems to change every 15 minutes (sometimes to extremes) and often...

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flapper2

Left Bank Bike

When I had a car I wasn’t one of those people who loved their car. And my car was certainly not an extension of my personality. But since I started biking, I’ve been...

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learning-to-drive

Small Steps

It’s spring, and there are many more bikes on the road. Others want to start biking. But changing to any new mode of transportation is a big lifestyle change and takes time. Just...

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