Tag Archives: bicycling

Stupid is as stupid does

“What are you? Stupid?” My biking to work year round gains that response from family and outspoken people on occasion. It, of course, makes me react. Usually on the inside. Perhaps they are just trying to be funny. As it … Continue reading

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Why Cyclists ride up to the intersection, cars or no

I was baited into an argument at work today about this habit of bicyclists. I am offended every time it comes up and, not being a very good debater, was very frustrated by the end of it. So I thought … Continue reading

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Cycle Touring on a Budget

I’ve already provided an exhaustive (-ing?) set of posts about my bike trip to Montreal a month ago. But there are aspects of my trip that I left out. Why did I bike? And how could I afford it? This … Continue reading

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Dangerous driving by a City bus driver

This morning a bus cut me off in the lane I was biking to work in. I was shocked at the cavalier attitude of the driver and decided to take action. Here is the body of an e-mail I sent … Continue reading

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Raincycling

It doesn’t take long when the rain hits. You get it from the sky from the road from the spinning wheels. The trick if there is one is not to flinch. Enjoy your shower and think of how our skin … Continue reading

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