Issue 5: Connect

Okay, team, here’s Issue 5. I’ve decided, most likely, on there being 8 weekly issues and then we’ll see about going monthly. These things are fun to do but time-consuming and I have a whole bunch of other opportunities to pursue/consider right now as well. Sign up for free so you don’t miss an issue (click…

Meet Adam

Meet Adam. He is (also) TodaysNiceStranger! I was innocently taking a photo of the Bicycle-Tours-of-Atlanta bike I use (named Foreward Warrior), leaning against the automated public toilet in Piedmont Park that I love so much that I’ve even included it as a stop on the Sustainability-in-Action Bike Tour, when he rode up, looking inquisitive. Mistake…

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)…

Meet Christina

When I offered to teach a Bike AT Work Day class for women at noon on Bike TO Work Day, and “Kip the Concierge Extraordinaire from Colony Square” (a Midtown Atlanta live/work/play development two blocks from Piedmont Park) offered to promote it, I imagined office workers taking a lunchtime break to learn a few bike skills around the…

2018 classes

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,  Juliet and Aimee, who learned how to ride a bike for the first time in their lives.) March 4, 2018: Dunwoody,…