Utilitaire

Utilitaire 12: Winners Announced! Finally!

The Utilitaire 12 was all about celebrating everyday errands and cycling trips. Utility cyclists have figured out ways to use our bikes, our legs, and our own steam to live various aspects of our lives, carry stuff from point A to point B, and get things done. I think that […]

Utilitaire 12: Final Day!

Today, March 16, is the FINAL day for completing the Utilitaire 12. If you’ve been participating in the challenge you are probably well aware of that, but just in case it escaped your mind and you still have a utilitaire pending, today (Friday) is your day! People have through March […]

Utilitaire Roundup: the Final Week!

Yowza! The utilitaire deadline is almost upon us. Participants have until this Friday (March 16) to complete their 12 utilitaires so we are truly in the final throes of the challenge. Lots has been happening while I’ve been away, and I’ve already received four utilitaire control cards for validation. I […]

Utilitaire 12 Roundup, Week 4

Utilitaires are a great way for me to get out the door when I might be swayed to stay inside otherwise. This Saturday the winds were howling in the D.C. area, but I had a baby shower utilitaire to attend. I pedaled my way diligently to the shower, totally focused […]

Utilitaire Rules Update: Pedestrian Allowance

Hi, blog readers! I’ve added an additional provision in the Utilitaire Rules.  While the name of the game in the Utilitaire 12 is ride your bike, I also recognize the following things: It’s winter so there may be inclement weather that prevents a person from riding;  Some people have jobs that […]

Utilitaire 12, Week Two Roundup

That was a chilly weekend! Wouldn’t want the Utilitaire 12 to be too easy. Good to have a little winter weather (at least for the D.C. area) to spice it up. Two updates to the rules. They are listed below and I also added them to the Utilitaire Q&A.

Utilitaire 12 Roundup

Utilitairing Week two of the Utilitaire 12. Already? Yes, already, so if you’re thinking about jumping in on the fun, now’s the perfect time! While some football game played, I surfed around to see what kind of utilitairing the tweeps and peeps have been doing. Here is a litle rundown […]

Utilitaire 12 Q&A

Wow! The Utilitaire 12 just went live this morning, and already people are planning their strategies for completion. Excellent, I say! People asked quite a few questions as well so I’ve put together this post to address them. Note: I will update this page as additional questions arise.