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Category: Commute Reflections

#BikeDC and the D.C. Cycling Bloggers

It’s a great time to be a cyclist in D.C. The city has a flourishing Capital Bikeshare program, bike lanes are being installed in various parts of the city, and […]

That Sign on Ohio Drive. BIG SIGH

For the past month or so, the National Park Service has kindly placed a brightly lit sign on the northeast side of Potomac Park (by Hains Point) that “encourages” cyclists […]

Urban Commuting: the Invisible Cyclist

Today I decided to take a post-work commute home through the White House Plaza across 17th Street and over to Georgetown. Those of you familiar with this area know that, […]

When All’s Right with the World

Sometimes, not that often, everything shakes out perfectly. Felkerino and I launched from home early to enjoy the peak of the cherry blossoms and avoid some of the crowds. Thanks […]

Space Issues and Ugly Ducklings

Growing up, I lived in a small town of about 500 people. Our back yard abutted an expansive cornfield. Neighbors lived across the street and behind their yard stood another […]

Five Things Friday

Wow, the weeks are flying by, and it’s time for Felkerino and me to get off our bikes, take our hands off the keyboards, and pack pack pack for Paris-Brest-Paris. […]

The 15th Street Bike Lane: Pros and Cons

Did you know that the Washington City Paper recently named the 15th Street Bike Lane (or “cycletrack,” as the City Paper said), the “Best Bike Lane of 2011?” I did […]