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Archive for March, 2012

Tom Bowden’s 230-Mile Round-Trip Commute to The National Bike Summit

Tom Bowden is a bike commuter from Richmond VA, a “suit” – a corporate lawyer with an MBA, and a conservative – You betcha! He is also a board member of Bike Virginia, a pro cycling and pedestrian group in Virginia that raises money to promote cycling, walking and active lifestyles. Tom’s lawyerly blogging can [...]

National Bike Summit Bike Ride 2012

This year was the second time I have participated in the National Bike Summit. I was one of more than 800 attendees from 49 states. The Summit concludes with a bike ride where people who don’t have to run back to their home states right away go on a leisurely bike tour of Washington DC. [...]

Tom & Ted’s Excellent Public Service Announcement

What is Tom & Ted’s Advocacy Adventure? Read this. The 2012 National Bike Summit wrapped up in Washington DC on Thursday — or on Friday, if you count the Congressional Bike Ride. Needless to say, Tom and I made it all the way to DC — nearly 100 miles on comfy commuter bikes. Which is [...]

The ‘Advocacy’ part of ‘Tom & Ted’s Advocacy Adventure’

What is Tom & Ted’s Advocacy Adventure? Read this. I have some more video, photos, and witty observations from our ride from Richmond. For now, rest assured that we made it to DC and that my butt is sore. Follow my updates from the National Bike Summit on Facebook and Twitter. Facebook Twitter My participation [...]

Halfway to Fredericksburg: Tom and Ted’s Advocacy Adventure

What is Tom & Ted’s Advocacy Adventure? Read this. Here’s the rundown. We’re hanging out resting at a Denny’s in Carmel Church, Virginia. I just ate a hockey puck disguised as a veggie burger. We’re more than halfway to today’s goal: Fredericksburg, Virginia: View Larger Map The television above me is reporting on the two [...]

A Saddle Bag for Downton Abbey from Kaufman Mercantile

Karen Voyer-Caravona is an admitted bicycle dilettante in Flagstaff, Arizona, who blogs about her adventures on two wheels, vélo envy, her husband’s cooking, and cross country skiing at www.sheridesabike.com. Visit her Website for her endless opinions on the most stylish shoes for pedaling, critiques of bike parking, and the best bike date dining destinations. I [...]