Have you ever talked yourself out of riding your bike and instead hopped in your car because you didn't know how to juggle everything you needed to carry or bring back home? Maybe you have shoulder problems and can't carry a heavy messenger bag or you don't think a basket is manly enough or have to transport something fragile or the sheer bulk of it is too overwhelming to even think your bike and superb sense of balance could handle. Fear not, there are a wide range of creative options out there for you.
Coffee, smoothies and omg.. a diet plan? Please don't be scared! Nancy's not "dieting" but musing on dining habits. Like me, she's not giving up nature's sweet nectar aka - coffee!
Nancy shares with us the Metro portion of her multimodal commute today. As our resident expert on the Metro Blue Line, I hope she encourages you to give it a whirl if you haven't tried it yet.
Hollywood has often exaggerated our view on commuting, making it difficult to discern the truth (especially regarding rail systems) and often scares the timid away from trying it out. Millions of people use rail systems across the US every day and they survive unscathed, not to mention adding a little savings to their pocketbooks!
A walk on the wild side with unusual sightings and fabulous footwear.
There are so many excuses, fears and fallacies regarding bike commuting and riding in general. True there are some safety issues but with the proper education and gear we can make this a better place and enjoy ourselves while doing it. Have you ever had anyone try to deter you from your path?
Technological comforts and infinite MPG. Nancy shares an epiphany and challenges herself to come up with creative solutions to break away from her car. Do you have any creative tactics to share with us?
Are you ready to take on bicycle commuting yet? Nancy strips away another layer and comes at it from a different and enlightening angle. Sometimes all it takes is a fresh perspective to get started on a good thing!
Your feedback is encouraging our intrepid blogger so keep the comments and advice coming! Today Nancy tells us her origin story and responds to commenter Jeff regarding her cycling gear.
Today is an ode to the unexpected luxury and beauty found on the roads we travel everyday. Rose colored glasses? Try the saddle of a bicycle and a cool breeze on your skin!
In our second installment, Nancy shares a little secret and delights us with a few sights along the way.