This is Nicky. He is Today’s Nice Stranger. I met him when I was leaving my book, Traveling at the Speed of Bike, in the Little Free Library at the Midtown Atlanta MARTA transit station […]
I was riding Attica from here to there in the most diverse square mile in the USA the other day, where refugees-of-war carry the weight of atrocities as I pass them with my little smile […]
Free Art Friday is a thing in many cities. Artists leave their art out in public for others to find and keep, and they communicate clues about the whereabouts via photos on social media. The […]
That time I went in search of the commemorative sign that was supposed to be erected honoring beloved photojournalist (and avid bike rider) from The New York Times Style section*, Bill Cunningham, not long after […]
Let’s say you just buried another friend from cancer, diabetes, or heart disease, and you’ve decided, that’s it, you’re gonna make small changes to take a little better care of yourself and maybe feel a […]
Hey, it’s the little things, right? But actually, this bike bell is fairly important (and this bike didn’t have one yet). It is etiquette to give audible signal when passing someone via bike on a […]
There’s not much to it — just some white paint. But it made me feel significantly safer as I was riding uphill on a road with speeding drivers in my suburb-city; and it made my […]
What I’ve learned: Most things don’t work out. Some things do. So keep pedaling forward and trusting the journey.