Two weeks in

Two weeks in to Biketober for the Georgia Commute Options’ Atlanta Bike Challenge and I’ve taken 20 bike trips, ridden 151 miles, saved 91 pounds of CO2, and burned 5,587 calories. Plus, I’ve ridden with half our team, Trusting the Journey — including yesterday with a Facebook friend named Bill, pictured, and another team member…

Pomegranates

My friend Amie and I found pomegranates while Traveling at the Speed of Bike today. She is here from Costa Rica for months at a time taking care of her ill mother-in-law, car-free in suburbia. She tries to get out on a bike ride almost every day, which is particularly awesome not only because it…

Free class for everyone

I changed my mind. Instead of offering a free online class to one woman in every U.S. state, I decided to give it to everyone (right in the comfort of your home). So, here goes — settle in with a snack and click the video above. It’s a 30-minute version of my proprietary two-hour “Pedal…

Encouragement

I offered my previous Pedal Power with Pattie students the opportunity for a bike ride around Piedmont Park right before Atlanta Streets Alive this past Sunday. Viv (pictured on the right) came, and she brought a co-worker named Megan. Viv has been commuting to the Centers for Disease Control (where I just rode last week)…

Biketober!

Okay, here’s the team page for Biketober (Georgia Commute Options’ Atlanta Bike Challenge) for anyone in metro ATL who has been wanting a little incentive to ride a bit more (or even once during the month). Join our team, Trusting the Journey! The team gets points every time you ride for just 10 minutes (however slowly…

How not to get run over

So sometimes I need to ride in my suburb-city because I’m trying to ride every day for the #Biketober Atlanta Bike Challenge (Team “Trust the Journey”!) and I can’t always get into much-more-bike-friendly Atlanta. I refuse to ride on the streets where I live (see here) so I drive the two miles I used to…

Biketober!

In honor of Biketober, I have some special offers and opportunities! (1) Traveling at the Speed of Bike: This quick-read book is yours for the unheard of price of just 99 cents for the first week of October! (Warning: it may move you in ways you don’t expect.) (2) Atlanta Bike Challenge: I’m championing a team…