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On Parking and Bikeshare: Not all Republicans Think Alike (if at all)

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 BikeWalk Virginia, a pro cycling and pedestrian group in Virginia that raises raises money to promote cycling, walking and active lifestyles. Tom’s lawyerly blogging […]

A Conservative Commuter’s Recycled Raleigh

A brown Raleigh Sprite! It was a mess. Something didn’t look quite right about the front wheel, the brake cables hung loose, no front derailleur, and it was all scratched up–even for a 30-plus-year-old bike.

The Bicycle is the Answer. What was the Question?

Yes, after the National Bike Summit, Ted and I did solve all the world’s problems over burritos. The answer is: The Bicycle

How to Talk About Cycling to a Conservative

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 BikeWalk Virginia, a pro cycling and pedestrian group in Virginia that raises raises money to promote cycling, walking and active lifestyles. Tom’s lawyerly blogging […]