Tag Archives: Bike

January 09

Weekly photo challenge: Beginning

  Beginning: when my husband basically forced me to buy a bike three years ago, I was in my early thirties, a bit overweight, and hadn’t exercised in a decade… My bike was the catalyst for a huge transformation: three years later I ride my bike almost everywhere I go (I use my car less […]

November 16

So I’m kind of feeling like the eHarmony guy

When he says that it’s nice to get a love letter from time to time… It is really nice to get a rave review when you are least expecting it, and especially when it is from someone you really admire. TheWashCycle.com dubbed my article about a nasty little scuffle between residents and cyclists in Alexandra, […]

July 20

Just picked this baby up at a garage sale for $50, Vintage NSU (1940s?) bicycle

So I was riding my bike down the street on my way to the gym when I saw a garage sale going on just a block from my house.  I did a total double-take, almost wrecked, but managed to U-turn and saw this baby: I wavered and waffled, finally deciding that if it was there […]

December 26

Upgrade?

My husband has been dumping on my bike for a few months.  He kept telling me that I’d outgrown my Cannodale Quick 6, but I wanted to keep riding it for sentimental reasons.  It was the first bike I’ve had since I’m 12, and is truly responsible for a positive all-encompassing change in my life, […]

OK I Couldn’t Resist…

Show us what you got!   Did I mention there’s a messy-wrapped something that looks like a bike under my tree?      

My One Word…LIBERTAD!

I saw this on MEMOW‘s page and had to share my one word for my bike: libertad! RACCONTAMI | BIKE IN ONE WORD | BFF 2012 MILANO from SAUCE PATROL on Vimeo.   What’s yours?   Back to Cycling    

October 08

Happy Bike

I see this bike every morning when I walk my dogs- It always makes me smile:  BIKE LOVE! Related articles Cycling in Lanzarote = WIN (mrdoocycling.wordpress.com) The 5,000km bike challenge (riotousassembly.wordpress.com) The terrible tyranny of two-wheel tribal wear (bikinginla.wordpress.com) When the Bikes Ride Everywhere (adventourcaucasus.wordpress.com)