2miletour

Two Mile Touring

    This time of year, I usually find myself in conversation with someone who is curious about my bike habit. Often they feel like they could never do it themselves.  So I...

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swerve

Heads Up!

I am tired of the ever increasing number of so-called “bike safety” products. Especially when everyday I share the road with drivers like this. There needs to be a spray for them.   A product...

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nohelmet

Headcase

The other day I was relaxing at a cafe when I found myself eavesdropping. Why did he feel the need to speak to the bicyclist and why did he assume the cyclist was...

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sharingiscaring

Sharing

Sometimes when I see “Share the Road” on signs I think there needs to be a silly cartoon character to go with the message: Don’t get me wrong, in a world without cycle...

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huh

Bike Creep

The other day I was enjoying the wonderful cool autumn weather on my ride home.   When all of the sudden I was interrupted. And I realized there was something lurking over my shoulder. I...

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communicate2

Talking to Machines

When you need to communicate to another human being it’s pretty straight forward. Trying to communicate with a machine is more difficult. I know there’s a human being behind the machine. But can’t always see...

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newbie

Unwanted Advice

When I first started biking I didn’t know what I was doing. But I knew I was having fun. Yes, loads of fun, until… Yes, the unsolicited advice from strangers started coming. Of course some of...

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bigmetalthings

Big Metal Things

When I bike, I’m pretty by the book when it comes to the rules of the road. It used to be that I expected everyone else to do the same. But experience has made...

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swerve

Finding My Voice

Sometimes when you’re on a bike, you need to make some noise. And I don’t mean a bicycle bell. Watching others, it seems yelling works best. People naturally respond when they hear a...

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