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Category: Commuting & Transpo

Commute Scenes: Tourist Photos Edition

In case you haven’t noticed or don’t live in the area, it’s PRIME TIME for tourists. I love watching tourists. It’s also a requirement if you are a pedestrian or […]

D.C. Commute Scenes

Which would you rather do? Option 1. or Option 2. I know what I’d choose. Happy Friday!!

Weekend Rain = No Hains Point

What a lovely Monday! Felkerino and I thought we might enjoy a morning lap on Hains Point, but it was not to be. The Potomac River is running high and […]

Cake Commuting: the Gersemalina Way

You may recall that I recently had a birthday and that Felkerino birthday-cake-bike-commuted with a somewhat messy, yet still savory, outcome. I also embarked on a cake-commuting expedition earlier this […]

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 […]

Cherry Blossom Alert!

What are you doing the next few days? If you are going bicycling in Washington, D.C., you MUST go to Hains Point and check out the cherry blossoms. I shouldn’t […]

Spring Blossoms and Capital Bikeshare Tourists

241/365: Capital Bikeshare Tourists = YES!Originally uploaded by Gersemalina Spring again. Another year of roadies on Hains Point, tour buses, high school classes on the National Mall, and wait! What’s […]

It’s that time of year again

Today, on my commute home (in GLORIOUS daylight), I spied this treasure. That’s right, people. The trees in Washington, D.C, are showing signs of spring.

Cupcake Commuting: Furin’s Cupcakes

In my initial cupcake commuting post, I clearly showed that my bicycle transportation technique needed work. I received a number of helpful comments from readers about possible improvements. These included […]

Cupcake Commuting: for Science!

It’s been a great day over here at Chasing Mailboxes. First, yesterday’s post about Capital Bikeshare was featured on DCBlogs. Second, I learned that I have a collaborator on my […]

Capital Bikeshare Checklist

If you haven’t figured it out by now, I am a big fan of Capital Bikeshare. It’s a great way to travel around town. Bike riding outdoors in the city […]