Link Love Monday: Spring has Sprung Edition

Hope you escaped outdoors to enjoy some of the amazing weekend weather. Yowza! Welcome Spring!

Felkerino amid the Cherry Blossoms on Hains Point

I’ve been doing a little blog catch-up reading and found some good things to share. I couldn’t wait until Friday so they’re going up today. Please enjoy.

  • Biking in Heels, of Cambridge, Massachusetts, just happened to be walking by as Tim Johnson’s Ride on Washington was getting under way. Perfect timing! This ride starts in Massachusetts and ends in D.C. for the National Bike Summit. Our own #bike DC commuter and Surly Troll owner, Pete Beers (Pedro Gringo), is participating in the ride, and he appears in one of her photos. Like I said, perfect timing!
  • Tales from the Sharrows shared a few ideas about behavior to consider while commuting. I’m on board with all of them, though I’m still mulling over his comment about the overuse of bullet points. What? I love bullet points!
  • Will Bike for Change (or Pie) recently blogged about the failings of Street Smart, a pedestrian and cyclist safety campaign in the D.C. area. Good stuff here.
  • A helpful piece from Commute Orlando about how and where to cycle when trucks are in your midst.
  • Sue Macy, the author of author of Wheels of Change: How Women Rode the Bicycle to Freedom (With a Few Flats Tires Along the Way), is the keynote speaker at the National Women Cycling Forum in D.C. on March 20. I wish I could attend, but I’m hoping to attend the reception at Busboys and Poets. See you there?
  • Photographer Gregg Bleakney recently had some of his aerial cycling photo work published in Paved magazine. (Some of you might remember Gregg from The Daily Randonneur Randonneur Photo Contest.) Super cool shots.

I don’t know about where you live, but the commutes in the District are a little bananas lately. Breathe deeply, take time to smell the flowers (achoo!), and ride safe!

One response to “Link Love Monday: Spring has Sprung Edition

  1. Thanks for the shout-out! I was relieved to see that I wasn’t the only one baffled by that campaign. I’ve been meaning to write about it for a while.

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