Ikea by Bike, Turned Adventure Time

We biked to Ikea only to discover that what we needed was sold out. Sure, it’s annoying, but the bike ride itself was totally worth it.

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Crossing the Bridge: First Lessons

I almost didn’t do it. The more adventurous part of me was all for it—risks and all—but the wary side of me just wasn’t sure if it was the “right day” to bike from Brooklyn to Manhattan.

Bikeshare, Connecting People From Point A to Point B

Bikeshare stations are starting to crop up like crazy across the U.S. (and other parts of the country), but are the bike share systems, like D.C.’s Capital Bikeshare (or CaBi) meant to take cars off the roads? Is it meant to shift commuters from public transit to the bikeshare sytem? Emily Badger, over at The…

Bike Infrastructure is Great for Local Businesses

I’m catching up on my long cue of potential posts, which is why some things may be slightly outdated. When I saw the title of this Taking the Lane post back in May, my first reaction was more along the lines of, “wait a minute? How is this debate over?” And then I read the…

Bike Takeover

When I saw that over 14,000 people registered to participate in Bike to Work Day, I thought that was a lot. Then I got to the Bethesda pit stop Friday morning, and yeah. I believe it now. Even though Bethesda might be a smaller pit stop than those found in DC or maybe even Arlington,…

National Bike Challenge – the beginning

May is National Bike Month, and today was the first day of the National Bike Challenge. There’s nothing really fancy about it and although there are some prizes here and there, the biggest takeaway is, probably, the awesomeness factor of seeing all those miles you log and knowing how your miles can help your local…