Archive for March, 2012

Quantifying the “Net Social Benefit” of Cycling

Posted on March 28th, 2012 · Posted in Commuting

The League of American Bicyclists points to the “Bike Account” published biannually by the cycling paradise that is Copenhagen. One fascinating statistic that jumps out is the conclusion of the.. read more

Still Cold

Posted on March 19th, 2012 · Posted in Commuting, Roads

I was commiserating with a bike commuting friend yesterday about the sorry state of Seattle’s roads in the winter – between the potholes and road grit, it’s a dirty, bumpy.. read more

Marc Randazza on Rush Limbaugh

Posted on March 15th, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized

OK, this has nothing to do with cycling, single speed or otherwise.  But you’ll have to indulge me for a digression into something that covers two of my other favorite.. read more

I Love Riding in the Rain

Posted on March 15th, 2012 · Posted in Commuting

It’s a myth that it rains that much in Seattle.  Most cities in the NE (including New York, Philly and Boston) get more annual rainfall than Seattle.  So do most.. read more

All-City Pedals

Posted on March 3rd, 2012 · Posted in Gear

I know that I’m hard on pedals. I ride single speed, uphill. I’m usually standing in my pedals. And at 200 pounds, I put more strain on those platforms than.. read more

The Bus Rack of Shame

Posted on March 3rd, 2012 · Posted in Bikes

A polo bike onboard for the oh-so brief ride up Pike to Cal Anderson Park. Tsk.