Bike lights (front)

Why bike lights help. Here is the one I use.

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Meet you at the Zero Mile marker

My class offerings for February are up on Eventbrite, if you are interested or know anyone who may benefit. Meet you at the Zero Mile marker! (FYI, I offer these classes for a pittance as my advocacy outreach and to keep my League Cycling Instructor certification current. I’m required to teach 12 classes a year.I…

Don’t “scoot” the law

If you ride any micro-mobility device* (scooter, bikeshare, your own bike) in the City of Atlanta, you must stay off the sidewalks** and abide by all laws applicable to bikes. If you are unsure about what that means and/or would like to learn the League of American Bicyclists’ Smart Cycling techniques and tips for coexisting…

Private classes announced

FYI, I have 3 private classes scheduled through the rest of 2018 (feel free to bring a friend for FREE, and you two can split the cost), if you or someone you know in metro ATL has been wanting to get back on bike. Click here.

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)…

Registration now open

Click here to sign up ASAP so you can snag the one free Pedal Power with Pattie* class in your state (if that doesn’t work when you try to sing up, feel free to email me). There will be up to six classes in 2018, with the rest in 2019. I am also writing one…

The road ahead

And so, that’s that. The road ahead here, beyond my newly-empty nest, is unpaved as I will be going “where no woman has gone before” (on my Trek, and other bikes). Join me, starting in October, as I take you state-by-state across the USA to highlight what’s happening when the rubber hits the road specifically…