I mentioned this in a post last week, but since it's been so dead at work, I've been spending hours "binge-reading" years worth of my old blog posts. Not because I'm vain, just because it's sometimes fun to relive one's past and see what I was up to in 2014. Anyways, I came across this... Continue Reading →
I'll be 43 in August. I've used a bicycle as my primary means of transportation since moving to Portland 17 years ago. As an adult cyclist, I consider myself to be lucky: I have never gotten into a bike vs car crash. Yes, there have been close calls, but no contact. Yes, a lot of... Continue Reading →
I've said this on ye olde blog before, but spring is my favorite season. And it's great being a spring lover in the wet side Northwest, as spring arrives sometime in February and goes to about May, when we start getting our first tastes of summer (though summer doesn't really lock in until July.) Once... Continue Reading →
There must be something in the air. I talked with a few folks at the Palm Tree Ride on Sunday, and the whole "What am I going to do when I grow up?" came up. I guess it's comforting to know that I'm not the only one to be thinking about this. But it still... Continue Reading →
Hello folks! I had a pretty darn successful Palm Tree Ride on Sunday. Despite an unpromising forecast, seventeen people showed up! And thankfully, the weather wasn't as bad as it could have been. There was light rain at the beginning that tapered off. Eventually we even saw the sun! Compare that to the last time... Continue Reading →
Hey! If you somehow haven't had a chance to get in on my 20% off sale on my store, well, you have a little more time! I have extended it until 11:45 PM Pacific Time on Thursday June 25! Please use code JAN18SALE and use the code in check out over at my store. Here... Continue Reading →
Yes! Meet me at 11 AM tomorrow, Sunday January 21st at Five Points Coffee, SE Division and 35th Place. I will promise a ride under 10 miles exploring the palms and other interesting trees in SE/NE. I can’t promise that we’ll be dry, so come prepared!
So maybe you thought I could get through all of 2017 without acquiring another bike? Ha! I've acquired a new bike (or two) every year since 2006. While I wasn't on the lookout for another bike, sometimes bikes find me! Sometime in 2016, a local gent got in touch with me. Because I was a... Continue Reading →