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Posts Tagged: biking
How does a person work up the courage to put two wheels to pavement?
Bike commuters. We come in all shapes and sizes, in clothing ranging from business casual to spandex, and on a variety of bicycles. The logistics behind it aren’t always obvious to onlookers so questions come up. Hopefully providing answers will encourage more people to join us on the road. 1. Why do you bike to… Read more »
I started commuting by bike just after college, when I lived on Capitol Hill in Seattle and worked in the Seattle Center. Any time I drove meant circling for 30 minutes to find parking within a quarter mile of my apartment, and walking the two miles home was often faster than waiting for the bus…. Read more »
Because I am involved in cycling as both a user and as a designer, I try to make an effort to check out bicycle facilities whenever I can. Over the last month, I had the opportunity to try out the bike share program in both Denver and in Chicago. This allowed me to tour some… Read more »
Today is Bike or Walk to Work Day. Here in D.C., the weather is beautiful and we’ve got a bike-sharing service, Capital Bike Share, that makes it easy to participate. Thanks to a recent membership deal on Living Social, I can’t walk down the street without seeing people riding by on the shared bikes. Some… Read more »