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…

The human touch

As my friend Robyn, and my new friend (as of yesterday!) Doug, and I were riding down Belty yesterday, we passed a walking tour. Robyn, as the connected-to-the-community owner of Bicycle Tours of Atlanta, knew the tour guide and met hands with him in greeting as we passed. My Go Pro caught the scene pictured….

5-year anniversary

This photo is from today, but the following story was published five years ago, after I rode my bike on “Belty” for the very first time. A lot has happened since then (see my book, Traveling at the Speed of Bike). But the allure of being able to simply ride my bike endures. *** “So…

You pass people (2)

You pass people while Traveling at the Speed of Bike. And then they ask you to take a photo, and you meet, and you chat, and you leave each other better because of it. (If interested, see my book, Traveling at the Speed of Bike, on Amazon in all global markets. You may also enjoy…

For no good reason

That time I spent endless hours Traveling at the Speed of Bike all over the Atlanta Beltline (including with Angel*), and found and photographed the alphabet for no good reason . . . *If you click on that post, please note I ditched that blog’s URL β€” after millions of visitors and more than a…

World’s newest pedestrian scramble

Not just the USA’s but the world’s newest pedestrian scramble just opened where the Atlanta Beltline extension crosses into the Krog Street Tunnel (pictured). You can see a little video (and lots of other bikey photos) on my Instagram feed. In theory, a pedestrian scramble means that all traffic lanes are stopped by red lights…

It starts with a wave

I was riding sweep on a little ride with an Atlanta Bicycle Coalition class for Habitat for Humanity homeowners on their new bikes yesterday when an older man (in yellow in the photo) on the first bike he had ridden in years waved to someone on a porch. And in that moment the power of…

Wander

“Not all who wander are lost.”