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Wear & Tear

I bike pretty much everyday. And biking is great. Until it’s not. Then I have to come to terms with reality. Yes, I biked so much I basically wore out my bike. While...

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A Sign

There are many new bike lanes around town. However, just because there’s a bike lane it doesn’t mean that I get to bike in it. For a while I tried flag down cops...

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Fast Girls

There are what some folks call “fast girls:” And then there are fast girls: Apparently I’m the latter. And I feel bad sometimes because I really don’t mean any harm. But when the weather...

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Boston Beware!

It’s been pretty hot this summer but it’s finally starting to cool off and my energy is starting to return. However, while it is “technically” better biking weather, for me biking is going...

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Urban Replanning

I don’t know much about designing roads- but I think I know a little about it just from biking around the city. I really think the streets could be designed to better suit...

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Jaybikers

The other day I was waiting at a red light while a flood cyclists passed by me in every direction. It was a particularly long red, and car traffic was lower than normal....

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Lock it Up!

The other day I witnessed a crime… The wheels had “quick-theft” levers and the whole transaction was done in 2 minutes. Which made me wonder how many bikes are lost to poor lock-up...

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In the Bag

When I first started biking the whole routine was unfamiliar. I really didn’t know what I needed but I didn’t want to get caught off guard. I wanted to be prepared for anything....

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Simple Solution

One year ago this week I sold my car. To commemorate that, I wanted to reflect on my former commuting life, and how sometimes there is a “simpler” solution right under our nose....

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