Safety By The Numbers

Life changes, and sometimes you find out you're just along for the ride. Three years ago, just as I was turning my life around, I ended up in the hospital with a shattered femur. I had been the victim of a red light runner, and let's just say … [Read more...]

Capital Commuter Ricky Albores

Richard ‘Ricky’ Albores has had bike commuting in his veins since an early age. “I started as a bike commuter in first grade going to school in Vientiane Laos. Then I started again as a college graduate in Chicago (summer of 1988) working as a pool … [Read more...]

Earth Day 2014 – Why do you ride?

Tomorrow is Earth Day (or maybe it already is where you are) and that got me thinking about why I ride. Why I ride a bike at all and why I commute. When I started riding, there was no Earth Day. There was just days. Long and short. As a kid I would … [Read more...]

Rural Bike Commuting: It’s Not The City

Okay, I'll admit it... every time I hear stories about bike commuters in the city, it fills me with pangs of jealousy, and some days I'll even descend into a mild (non-medical-grade) depression about the non-attainability of city commuting in the … [Read more...]