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As promised!

  As promised, I’ve finished detailing as much as I can on maps of my four fave bike routes in Atlanta, for your exploration! I’ll reveal one page each day for the next few days, and will give you the whole shebang in one handy PDF at the end. Each route has endless variations as…

Amazon’s list hits close to my heart

Amazon just announced its short-list of city finalists for its new headquarters. Five of the twenty cities are close to my heart — New York City, Atlanta, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, and Boston. I grew up near New York City and moved to Atlanta from Manhattan; my older daughter graduated from the University of Pittsburgh and…

Blank white slate

Looking at this blank white slate of public space yesterday morning, you may not realize that this is exactly where I took the video on my body camera that’s featured in the free bonus Epilogue to my book, Traveling at the Speed of Bike. (Click link above and scroll down for the second video shown.)…

Lock in your date

I’m a big fan of just putting stuff out there and trusting the journey, so here goes. I’m donating one free semi-private class for women new or returning to bikes each month throughout May 2018 (after which point, big changes are happening in my life). My fingers are crossed that bikeshare will come to the park…

Bikeshare coming to Brook Run Park?

A week or two ago, thinking about where I could give back in 2018, I wrote this to my local parks and rec folks: I’m specifically interested in helping more women ride bikes. Have you considered adding a Zagster* bikeshare station to Brook Run Park? There is no safe and legal way for an adult…

Around Ebenezer

These photos, taken around the Martin Luther King Center for Nonviolent Social Change (while Traveling at the Speed of Bike and on the Atlanta Streetcar) are from my longitudinal photo essay, A Streetcar Named Aspire. I share them today in honor of MLK Day. Here’s a short video taken five years ago at the MLK…

Meet Ella

This is Ella. She is from Kenya. She “got lost in the shuffle” somehow and never learned to ride a bike in her native country when all the boys learned to ride. She says her girlfriends, who come from all over, have similar stories. Despite college degrees. Despite supportive families. Despite good jobs and notable…