Below you will find pages that utilize the taxonomy term “bike commuting”
In 2022, I joined the prescription sunglasses club. It’s great, but it requires making certain I’m packing any glasses I’m not wearing. That failed yesterday, so I’m wearing old, scratched indoor glasses until I can get my good ones from work.
It is flannel shirt, heavy gloves, and balaclava season for this bike commuter, and I couldn’t be happier.
Passing a car through an intersection or keeping up with it in a roundabout is one of the greatest pleasures of commuting by e-bike.
link to ‘Anne Hidalgo demande aux cyclistes de ne pas dépasser les automobilistes pour éviter de les humilier’
Five flats between two bikes in six weeks (four in the last two) can’t be a world record, but it’s a personal best that I’m not interested in beating anytime soon. Wishing the bus came closer to my house, even though that commute is even longer.
Spring and fall have the best weather in all respects except for figuring out what to wear for one’s bike commute.
Got on a bike today for the first time in months. COVID has shown the flipside of tying my exercise so closely to my commute.
Bike commuting today for the first time in 5 months, Also, commuting today for the first time in 5 months.
TIL that if you don’t keep an e-bike adequately charged, all of that fancy-but-heavy pedal assist equipment is as much of a liability for your commute as it usually is an asset.
Totally blanked on bringing work clothes into the office today, so I’ll be working in the t-shirt and shorts I wore biking in. The t-shirt has an anti-imposter syndrome message, though, so that’s helping.
Bike commuting adventure of the day: Finding all the places in my office where I can discretely hang up wet clothes from a rainy commute (thank goodness for my closet full of dry work clothes).
Sometimes, being a bike commuter means spending the first 30 minutes of your work day fixing a spring clasp on a pannier.
Hard to beat coming into the office with a post-bike commute endorphin rush. Doesn’t happen every morning, but it’s always welcome when it does.
Nothing reinforces my professorial credibility quite like the wet bike gear from my rainy commute draped over the chairs in my office.