People will ride bikes for any arbitrary food product

Individuals, such as myself, will find any excuse to ride a bike. The reasons can vary as well as the motivation for such reasoning. For example, “I need my base miles” or “Its a beautiful day out” or “I am going to the baseball game” (its spring right?). However, there is one universal truth in…

The Emergence of a Bike Commuter

My classification as a person who rides a bike “part-time” has changed. I have recently left my job in Baltimore, Maryland which required my to use Capital Bikeshare to get to Union Station to catch a commuter train for the 45 minute trip into our neighboring Charm City. In the afternoon, I would stir and…

Cycling 2013 Wrap-Up

Another year has past and its time to look back on 2013. This year saw 1,950 miles of pass under the wheels of my Blue Norcross and approximately 500 additional miles of riding a Capital Bikeshare throughout Washington, DC. Most of these Bikeshare miles were piled on by riding between my home and Union Station…

60 Miles for Cider and Warmth: WABA Cider Ride 2013

Last Saturday marked the first Cider Ride put on by the Washington Area Bicycle Association (WABA). WABA has done the Vasa Ride every spring for a number of years which tends to be pretty cold but until now there has never been a WABA organized ride in the dead of winter. The ride sold out…

Trails I Love to Love, Trails I Hate to Hate

My works allows me to enjoy a flex schedule where I get a one day off every two weeks. I love to ride on these days because I seemly have the trails all to myself. Thus, usually try to ride trails I typically loath riding on weekends. In DC, the trails I hate to hate…

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…