The 2014 Coffeeneuring Challenge

The Coffeeneuring Challenge was created by local cyclist, Mary (aka The Queen of Caffeine) 4 years ago. Since then, interest in the challenge has grown considerably because…..welll…. coffee. And because bikes. People who ride bikes will ride for any tasty arbitrary treat, you just have to create a reason. Don’t believe me, read this. This…

Coffeeneuring 2013 Wrap Up

My first coffeeneuring challenge has come to an end. Unfortunately, I was unsuccessful the completing the challenge.  I started coffeeneuring two weeks late and I was out of town for one weekend without a bike. Given these two constraints, it was tough to complete. However, my unsuccessful challenge made it no less fun. Each coffeeneuring…

Coffeeneuring #4: The Last Hurrah!!!!!

The end of the Coffeeneuring Challenge is near. My final coffeeneuring occurred with my friend Ted to Lot 38 near DC’s southwest waterfront. Along the way, we passed a DDOT crew finishing up the final stripping and green paint in the conflict zones on the 15th Street cycletrack. We also witnessed the return of the…

Coffeeneuring #3: Feel’in the Buzz

Coffeeneuring Ride No. 3 is in the books!!!! I met up with my frequent partners in “coffeeneuring crime”, Ted and Jean, in Columbia Heights. After discussing possible “crimes o’ coffee” we decided to go to Buzz Bakery in Alexandria, Virginia. We went through DC via Sherman Circle and eventually passing the White House. I love…

Coffeeneuring #2: Qualia in Petworth

I have gotten behind on my chronicles of coffeeneuring. So I will make this brief. Last weekend, I met my friend Ted and Brian, a new DC resident from Twitter, to do a quick ride and caffeine injection. We opted to ride up Beach Drive to Veirs Mill Park and back. I really enjoyed riding…

My First Coffeeneuring Experience

Yesterday, I had my first coffeeneuring experience. It is really just an excuse to ride bikes and drink coffee in different places throughout the area. This is not such a bad thing. We all need excuses to rationalize things that don’t really matter but we still enjoy doing. There is also a tendency to feed…