As I’m reflecting on my recent bike rides around Santa Monica, California on both Breeze bikeshare and my older daughter’s bike, I feel pretty confident in saying that it is the most bike-friendly place I’ve […]
I’m just back from visiting my older daughter in the City of Angels, and I have a lot to process internally before it comes out in words. In the meantime, here’s a view from my […]
This poem is one of six that are in my book, Traveling at the Speed of Bike. It was written about a particular girl (not this one in the photo). But it could be about […]
The newest two-way protected bike lane (cycle track) in the USA looks like this (during its final stages of construction) while Traveling at the Speed of Bike. It is directly in front of the high […]
Pigeons! I love when this happens while Traveling at the Speed of Bike. It’s the little things, folks.
Just so you know, this is what many women do every time we use a public bathroom alone (for those who even choose to do that) so that we are not attacked, raped, robbed, or […]
When I was just a hair older than the kids in the latest school shooting, a train hit a van carrying ten teenagers where I grew up in Mineola, New York. Nine of them were […]
I was honored to donate free “Pedal Power with Pattie” Basic Bike Skills Class in the following metro-Atlanta cities. See links to updates from classes. (Additionally, I donated private classes to numerous students, including Ella, […]