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30 Days of Biking Starts Today!

April 1st brings bad jokes, hints of spring and a great program called 30 Days of Biking. 30 Days of Biking, whose fourth year begins April 1, has one rule: Bike somewhere every day for 30 days—around the block, 20 miles to work, whatever suits you—then share your adventures online. Take the pledge with me and enjoy your April on two wheels. Personally, this is…

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Balance Bike Session

Balance Bike Session in Oundle, England

Over the weekend a friend/follower on Twitter mentioned that he was headed to a balance bike session. Quickly, I asked him to take some photos to share! A quick blurb on the day from Mat Trying to get nippers riding bikes in a rural area of England…lots of issues here with kids in villages not riding/not starting to ride, for no good reason. Loads of mums starting to…

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Motivational Monday with Jessica

Motivational Monday with Jessica

WHAT’S YOUR NAME AND LOCATION? Jessica Schilling, Boulder, CO WHAT TYPE OF CYCLING DO YOU ENJOY? Road and recreational WHAT IS YOUR FIRST CYCLING MEMORY? My itty-bitty blue sparkly Schwinn with the blue-and-white streamers! WHO INSPIRES YOU TO RIDE, AND BETTER YET WHY? Who … well, I live in a town full of cyclists, and seeing folks on bikes around me all the time is…

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Motivational Monday with Julia

Motivational Monday with Julia

WHAT’S YOUR NAME AND LOCATION? Julia, Gainesville, FL WHAT TYPE OF CYCLING DO YOU ENJOY? All: Road, MTB, multi-use trails with the family WHAT IS YOUR FIRST CYCLING MEMORY? Crashing on my banana seat bike in the second grade and getting stitches from splitting my lip on that big Y frame handle bar!! Good times! WHO INSPIRES YOU TO RIDE, AND BETTER YET WHY? Myself,…

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Motivational Monday with Cheri

Motivational Monday with Cheri

WHAT’S YOUR NAME AND LOCATION? Cheri Felix Boulder, CO WHAT TYPE OF CYCLING DO YOU ENJOY? Mountain Biking WHAT IS YOUR FIRST CYCLING MEMORY? My ten speed when I was like 10? But the one I’ll never forget is when I was roped into going out with 6 or 7 women friends. They lent me their bike and said, “You’ll like it.” I wasn’t so…

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Women And Bicycles

WABA’s Women & Bicycles Program

WABA (Washington Area Bicycle Association) is putting together an education and outreach program to get more women on bikes! While the program is still in the infancy it seems they have obtainable goals and mission to begin with. I’m excited to follow along with what WABA is doing and how these efforts can be duplicated elsewhere. From WABA…. Why is getting more women on bikes…

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Motivational Monday with JJ

Motivational Monday with JJ

WHAT’S YOUR NAME AND LOCATION? JJ, south MPLS WHAT TYPE OF CYCLING DO YOU ENJOY? I enjoy commuting, touring, alley cats, and I would like to try mountain biking! WHAT IS YOUR FIRST CYCLING MEMORY? I grew up on a farm. I was the oldest child, and we had a Schwinn Stingray out in one of the machine sheds. I got it out and asked…

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Motivational Monday with May

Motivational Monday with May

WHAT’S YOUR NAME AND LOCATION? May Lauzon, Myrtle Beach, SC WHAT TYPE OF CYCLING DO YOU ENJOY? Triathlon/Shop & club group rides WHAT IS YOUR FIRST CYCLING MEMORY? You will be horrified to know that I did not ride a bike without training wheels until I was I believe EIGHT years old. I have some foggy recollections of my dad trying to teach me at…

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Motivational Monday with Lori

Motivational Monday with Lori

WHAT’S YOUR NAME AND LOCATION? Lori, North Carolina WHAT TYPE OF CYCLING DO YOU ENJOY? Road riding and mountain biking WHAT IS YOUR FIRST CYCLING MEMORY? Of course, learning to ride when I was 5 or 6. What really gave me the bug for riding the road…a friend and I went to ride Railroad Grade Road. It’s a 10-mile stretch of flat road all along…

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