Archive for December, 2012

Reasons I Didn’t Ride, 2012

Posted on December 30th, 2012 · Posted in Commuting

On the assumption that my bike will carry me to and from work tomorrow, New Year’s Eve, I will have logged 174 days of bike commuting in 2012. That marks.. read more


Unloading on Gun Control

Posted on December 20th, 2012 · Posted in Government, Laws

Years ago, when visiting for the holidays, I asked my father-in-law, Jack, how many handguns he owned. He didn’t know. I suggested we count them; the total was 13. He’s.. read more

A Bike Commuter’s Test

Posted on December 19th, 2012 · Posted in Commuting

I try not to let mother nature stand in the way of my daily bike commute. My commute is short, and with the right gear even riding in a heavy.. read more

Step Away From That TV . . .

Posted on December 10th, 2012 · Posted in Uncategorized

Love this article from The Guardian – putting the risks of cycling (and activity in general) in perspective, given the “invisible risks” that accrue, day in, day out, when we.. read more

More Seattle Car Share

Posted on December 3rd, 2012 · Posted in Commuting

Excellent news – Seattle City Council has cleared the way for Car2Go to make its appearance in 2013. The service uses the little “SmartforTwo” cars and provides the much-needed option.. read more