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Category: washington, dc

why bike lanes aren’t for me – and why i promote them every day

I typically don’t use bike lanes, but I fight for more of them every day. Why? Read on!

getting locally (and not-so-locally) political: nov 2014 elections

As I did before the April 1 primary, I’m delving into local political endorsements. For my #projectfemur, cycling, skiing, coffeeneuring,…

ten on tuesday: the great outdoors (#projectfemur)

Carole’s prompt this week is “ten things I like to do outside.” This is a tough one for me, especially…

getting locally political

I was once a more active political creature in DC. These days, I pick my battles a bit more judiciously,…

people of dc: shovel and treat your sidewalks!

DC is going to get hit hard by a storm, starting Sunday night and continuing all day Monday. Given it’s…

decembery thoughts: trees and snow

Now that December is here, thoughts turn to the seasonal celebrations. This weekend, sprite and I cut a tree for…

what a difference a week makes

Fall foliage’s fleeting foray into our lives is worth capturing. And you need to be quick, because from one week…

a question for the dc (and other) bicyclists

There has been a lot of discussion about bicycles and their place in the greater streetscape. I certainly have a…

wednesday random ten: a change is in the air

Over the past week, DC has had its first proper cold snap. It’s refreshing to me, as winter is my…

so, about those more powerful bike lights…

One week ago, I talked about the problem of “bike ninjas.” And while I’m seeing more and more DC area…

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