Bucket List

Silk Road

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Another day dream about having all the time in the world to travel the world. On my bike.

Bucket List

South America

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Unfortunately, I don’t have enough vacation days to make a trip like this. Nor the endurance. But if I did, this would be a dream bike …

Bucket List

Machakos, Kenya

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Every other year we make a trip to see my in-laws who live just outside of Nairobi, Kenya, in Machakos County. We ride through the county …

Bucket List

Xiamen, China

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One way to avoid street traffic, blocked cycle lanes, slowing down at intersections, dodging potholes and cracked pavement, low-hanging tree limbs, and so on — build …

Snaps Around DC

Development

More Protected Two-Way Bike Lanes Downtown Proposed for 17th Street NW

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I almost never bike downtown. I mean, I have, but it can feel pretty chaotic for a newbie biker like me. I prefer the trails where …

Shopping List

If I Collapse, Please Pause My Strava

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When I first started biking, I wanted to find an app that would help encourage me to keep riding. I used Runkeeper when I did my …

Where We Live

DC Ranks in Top 10 e-Bike Cities

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I never know how much stock to put into these lists. Especially when they’re in a press release rather than an actual website. But for what …

Events

Wait Until The Wife Learns About the Bike Ride I Registered Us For

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My wife, who’s a crossfit junkie, finally bought a bike not too long ago. Amazing how fit she is yet riding a bike seems so brand …

Crime/Safety

How Safe Are Bike Racks Versus Human Determination?

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I ride mostly at night. I joke on my Strava profile it’s so no one will see me gasping for air, which is partially true, but …