Archive for the 'Travel' Category


Cycling Columbus

Posted on May 7th, 2014 · Posted in Bikes, Travel

My travel schedule has been nutty of late, so even fewer posts than usual. But here’s one: about my trip last week to Columbus, Ohio, a city I visited for.. read more


Chicago, March

Posted on March 9th, 2013 · Posted in Travel

Back from a quick two-day trip to Chicago. I’d read about Mayor Rahm’s speedy buildout of bike infrastructure, but it’s impressive to see in person. Protected cycle tracks, dedicated bike.. read more

First Ride: Capital Bike Share

Posted on August 24th, 2012 · Posted in Bikes, Travel

On a trip last week to Washington, D.C for my brother’s wedding (congrats, Tommy and Monica – it was about time!), I decidedly to try out DC’s bike share system… read more

Boltbus To Portland

Posted on May 30th, 2012 · Posted in Travel

A few months back, I wrote about taking my bike to Portland on AmTrak.  Now Tubulocity has an in-depth look at traveling with a bike on AmTrak competitor BoltBus.  I’m.. read more

Portland by Train

Posted on January 31st, 2012 · Posted in Travel

Took the train down to Portland for a quick day trip last Friday. I travel to Oregon about 6-8 times a year, usually with the whole family in tow for.. read more

30 Days of Biking – Days 20-25

Posted on April 25th, 2011 · Posted in 30 Days of Biking, Travel

I took the family down to the Oregon Coast for the last few days, where we had some beach time, explored Astoria and Fort Stevens and hosted a big Easter.. read more

30 Days of Biking – Day 1

Posted on April 2nd, 2011 · Posted in 30 Days of Biking, Travel

My 30 days of biking got off to an inauspicious start. Returning on April 1 from a trip to San Francisco (where it was 80 degrees!), I got home to.. read more

Greeley, CO Fixed Gear

Posted on December 13th, 2010 · Posted in Bikes, Travel

Spent an evening in Northern Colorado at the end of last week, and what should I spot when walking to dinner in downtown Greeley, CO but this classic little fixed.. read more

San Francisco/Berkeley

Posted on November 16th, 2010 · Posted in Travel

I made a quick trip to the Bay Area with some college buddies over the weekend to watch Oregon eke out a win over Cal.  The weather was absolutely perfect.. read more

Portland, Sans Bike

Posted on August 31st, 2010 · Posted in Travel

Took the train to Portland this morning, had a meeting, browsed at Bike Gallery (sadly not finding the pedal straps I’m looking for) then took the 2:50 train back.  I’d.. read more