Mazed

Typically, bicycling in winter is a little more complicated but manageable. But after 5 feet of snow has fallen within a month here, this winter is nowhere near manageable. It’s pretty unpleasant to bicycle, I admit it. I’ve considered other options but all of them are even more unpleasant. And just when getting around Boston was bad, it got worse as public transit […]

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Snow City

This past week the city got a lot of snow all at once. Over night the city transformed to something surreal and monstrous. It was hard to get around since nothing was plowed for bikes or shoveled well for pedestrians. But I think I figured it out- magic! I wonder why I’ve never tried this […]

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Fair Weather

It’s almost winter. The weather has been changing and there have been some pretty rainy days. While the weather’s gross and I have other transportation options, I still end up on my bike.     I’ve been told I’m weird, but it’s all relative. Everybody’s bad weather commute has an element of the ridiculous. And […]

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A Boston Tailwind

When you think of a windy city you probably think of Chicago first. But in actuality Boston is the REAL windy city. And all the cyclists here know that. They also know that no matter which direction you bike in the wind will be in your face. Tailwinds are not entirely impossible in Boston, they’re […]

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Recipe for Rainy Days

Sometimes I love riding in the rain and sometimes it sucks. Today it sucked. Mainly because despite checking the weather I opted to leave the house without rain gear in hopes it wouldn’t actually rain. This little game I play with the weather has worked several times before. Today it didn’t. I pretty much swam home […]

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