2nd in the series

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

The female gaze

Lately, I’m heartened to hear that something called “the female gaze” is gaining more notoriety. This represents an increased focus on the unique artistic point of view of women in our society, and frankly, just means a woman created it. So any woman creating any art brings the female gaze to her work. If you can…

Which state will be first?

Which state will be first? Stay tuned as I kick off my “What’s Great in 50 States” for women Traveling at the Speed of Bike. Note — I decided to do this because: (1) I don’t think anyone else is doing it; (2) The League of American Bicyclists (which serves as a terrific central resource…

Pinterest

Fearless. Spiritual. Never Give Up. Feel Like a Kid Again. Mind over Matter. Transform Yourself. Traveling at the Speed of Bike is now on Pinterest! My newest board  features sayings and quotes I find while traveling at the speed of bike (of course). Plus, I’m including some of my poems and other original visual/verbals mashups yet…

50 women, 50 states

So this is coming along. If you are a woman anywhere in the United States who would like to take my proprietary “Pedal Power with Pattie” Basic Bike Skills Class (a 1.5-2 hour class adapted from the League of American Bicyclists’ nine-hour Smart Cycling class, which I am certified to teach) to help empower you to…

Only one free class left

Thank you for your support of my book, Traveling at the Speed of Bike. I was able to teach a bunch of classes this year with proceeds from the sale of it. See here for links to stories about most of these students. I have a next-step happening soon that will have me donating in a different…

Meet Viv

Meet Viv. She was my student today for my 2nd-to-last free “Pedal Power with Pattie” Basic Bike Skills Class for Women. As our time to start passed, I thought she was gonna be a no-show but then she messaged that she was running late. Turns out she rode her bike over an hour to come…

50 over 50

So, am leaning toward something like this (although, ouch, that back tire looks flat — I still need to work on it). Thinking of building out a section of my website to give state-by-state updates and resources on the rubber-hits-the-road reality for women who just want to ride their bikes to actually get places (thus…