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Archive for February, 2006

Commuting By Bike Part I -Moe’s Story

I’ve been riding a bike recreationally for about 5 years. I had never considered commuting by bike to work. As my passion for the sport grew, so did my interest on bike advocacy. I stumbled upon a site that was promoting ‘Bike to Work Week’. It was then that the notion of riding my bike [...]

Jill Homer Update

A little while ago JJ did a post about a girl in Alaska that was going to ride the Susitna 100. Well, the Susitna 100 was this past weekend, did she manage to finish it? Click here for her story!

Yet another reason to Commute by Bike

I got this interesting email about Citgo: Please read the following about Citgo and never buy gas their again. I verified that Citgo is owned as follows: “The company is owned by PDV America, Inc., an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Petrleos de Venezuela, S.A., the national oil company of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela”. [...]

Beware the Starburst Effect

This is really funny – check out the new Starburst Ad HERE If it doesn’t auto-start, choose the tape named “Juicy Spot Ernie”.  

On my way to success!

A few weeks ago I talked about trying to lose about 20lbs. Well it’s been a while and here’s my update: Going to the gym at least 3 times a week Using the Kurt Kinetic Trainer 2 times a week Riding my mtn bike 2 times a week Lost 7lbs! Not quite the 20lbs I [...]

Start Me Up…

Nothing starts me up like a morning commute. Today I rolled out the front door at 7:03 AM, the temp was 46°, it was twilight, calm winds. In my 25 minute ride to work, I had not one close brush, no horns, no creepers (cars creeping behind me), no one even yelled at me. Perfect [...]