Category Archives: cycling threats

A bit of “On Your Left” is not too much to ask of cyclists

The advent of the modern day bicycle trail with its twelve-to-twenty foot width has created wonderful opportunities for runners and cyclists around the world to enjoy dedicated exercise space. But for the most part, these same trails constitute a “shared … Continue reading

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Annual brush with disaster

Every summer something comes along to make life more interesting on the bike, the run or in the pool. I even had a sense yesterday things were not quite right in the universe with me. There are days when the … Continue reading

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Divvy up that commute, would ya?

  I’d like to share a couple things about commuting to Chicago. My goal is to make it efficient to get to and from my home to the office in the city where I work a new gig as a … Continue reading

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The republican qualities of cycling

Everyone that has ever served on a committee knows the frustrations of trying to establish a legitimate, healthy compromise to the most difficult items on an agenda. People typically weigh in with all sorts of opinions. In the end, the … Continue reading

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Riding into the sunset

Summer does not feel complete unless a cyclist ends at least one ride with the sun setting with ¬†light fading and the mystery of dusk settling all around. Which is why last night’s right with Sue was special. She traveled … Continue reading

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It’s a giant game of chicken on the roads

So you see it really is the product of a mindset of dominance and violence of one “tribe” of people toward another. Granted there are elements of prick cyclists making it worse for everyone. Yet the mere fact of existing as an entity on the roads is motivation for the haters to move forward with an agenda of aggression toward cyclists. These actions are protected by laws governing free speech, but at some point the hate does convene into action. And who is then responsible? Continue reading

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