1. Idaho

I rolled my little Bike-O machine and chose the first state to cover as we go nationwide to find out what’s great for women riding bikes all over the USA — and I got to go (virtually) to Idaho! First stop, the League of American Bicyclists’ scoreboard (pictured). Looks like Idaho is middle of the…

Which state will be first?

Which state will be first? Stay tuned as I kick off my “What’s Great in 50 States” for women Traveling at the Speed of Bike. Note — I decided to do this because: (1) I don’t think anyone else is doing it; (2) The League of American Bicyclists (which serves as a terrific central resource…

My hope

I’ve been covering a lot of protests in the past year and half or so while Traveling at the Speed of Bike. This photo of a woman perhaps attempting to explain #MeToo to her daughter breaks my heart as a woman, as a mother of daughters, and as a citizen. My hope is that moments like…

The montado

That time I rode a bike while on an investigative journalism trip to the cork oak forests* and factories of Portugal . . . * the montado

Pinterest

Fearless. Spiritual. Never Give Up. Feel Like a Kid Again. Mind over Matter. Transform Yourself. Traveling at the Speed of Bike is now on Pinterest! My newest board  features sayings and quotes I find while traveling at the speed of bike (of course). Plus, I’m including some of my poems and other original visual/verbals mashups yet…

My commute to work

So I usually: pack my bike in the trunk and drive my car four relatively flat miles to the train station (because my suburb-city does not support true safe access-for-all and I don’t always want to take the risks required to ride my bike here), take the train (on which I can bring my bike…

Run, Attica, run

“Run, Attica, run,” I said out loud that first time I turned left with “the bike in the attic” on the Freedom Parkway path. So it’s easy to understand why we had to stop when Attica and I were Traveling at the Speed of Bike past this new art on the Atlanta Beltline today. This…