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Bike Month

Bike Month is Over. Carry on.

I have two advocacy success stories from Bike Month. May I share? They were both last weekend, which was Memorial Day Weekend here in America. “…a cycling enthusiast” On Sunday, my friend Chuck suggested that we bike to see our mutual friend Matt perform at Bookman’s, a local used bookstore and coffee shop. (Not all […]

The Low-Skill Backup Plan

When I started my experiment in car-free living back in 2004, I was living the orbit of a big city — Washington DC. So it I was already in the habit of using a taxi from time to time. But the option of taking a taxi rarely is in the mental toolkit of many people […]

The Many Reasons We Ride: It’s not just National Bike Month

Hey! It’s National Bike Month, when we “celebrate the unique power of the bicycle and the many reasons we ride.” It’s also been a year since Osama bin Laden was killed in Pakistan by US Navy Seals. If not for his messiah complex, bin Laden would have been just another, high-rolling, porn-watching, hypocritical son of […]

It’s Bike Month: Get Out There and Proselytize!

Top Four Tips For Being More Influential to Non-Cyclists during Bike Month.

Cycle Charlotte on May 15th, 2010

This is a local event to myself in Charlotte, NC.  This has been an event I have attended since year one and highly encourage anyone within driving distance to make the trip.  Experiencing the city of Charlotte by bicycle is a very unique and exciting feeling.  I won’t be able to attend but would love […]

Bike to Work Spokane

Washington state is known for its wonderful scenery and more friendlier cycling atmosphere.  In preparation of Bike Month in May the city of Spokane has already set the dates for Bike to Work Week.  The dates will be May 11-15 so prepare your bike and clothing stash for this week in mid May..  An example […]