June classes

I just added the June dates for Traveling at the Speed of Bike classes. I am particularly interested in encouraging women who desire to ride again (although all adults are welcome, as well as teens 13 and older with a release form signed by a parent), as women and girls are underrepresented on bikes in…

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…

3. Texas

Deep in the heart of Texas there are some good things happening for women on bikes, and a lot of room for growth. The state ranks 25th in the USA by the League of American Bicyclists. It has ten certified Bicycle Friendly Communities but only one beyond the Bronze level (Austin, which is Gold). Throughout…

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…

Spilling open

Poems happen a lot when I’m Traveling at the Speed of Bike. This one, inspired by a magnolia spilling its seeds, is one of six poems in my book. You can find it on page 139 in the print edition, available on Amazon in all global markets*. Other poems are named ABC Quick Check; Dear Girl; The Gutter…

3rd in the series

See previous featured states here. Tap back in soon to see what’s great for women in Texas.

2nd in the series

See the first state here, and tap back in soon for my deep-dive into this one!

1. Idaho

I rolled my little Bike-O machine and chose the first state to cover as we go nationwide to find out what’s great for women riding bikes all over the USA — and I got to go (virtually) to Idaho! First stop, the League of American Bicyclists’ scoreboard (pictured). Looks like Idaho is middle of the…