Bicycle Commuter Guy

  • Road Rage Response from Ron

    Now to the lecture…mind you take this from a do as I say and not as I do!  Marty I’m almost shaking thinking of you tangling with that moron.  So d...
  • Heading Out for Work

    She forgot her helmet and had to go back. Plus she was not sure of it would match her Jammies One of the best things about cycling is bring in the...
  • CYCLE ROAD RAGE

    There’s a serious problem developing- particularly in this region.

    This is a much bigger conversation but there’s high anxiety, aggressive behaviour and a serious “me first” attitude.

    That said- I can honestly say that nearly every ride I experience something that makes me shake my head...

    The most common is usually cars passing me, crossing the opposing lane and heading into oncoming traffic... either forcing the other driver to stop- or worse- panicking and then swerving back into their lane and nearly taking me out... it’s a regular event.

    (I had a guy actually run me into a ditch two years ago out near Jordan)

    Its gotten to the point where I’ve actually started thinking about wearing a GoPro just in case...

  • TO RIDE OR NOT TO RIDE

    Personally I believe I need to ride almost every day however there are some days that are just not worth it.   Rain can make the roads unsafe, heav...
  • Cycle Commuting During Covid

    I am back to commuting by bike in 2020.  Between the weather and the drama of Covid or the Wuhan Virus as some call it I am behind in mileage this ...
  • NO EXCUSES.... BUT CLOUDY COLD AND WINDY TODAY

    It has been a week since my last commute although I had good reasons to miss every day this week and  today I was trying to make up a reason not to...
  • HIT BY CAR AT NIGHT NOV 8

    It gets dark early these days so unless you leave work at 4:00 you might be riding in the dark. I was desperate to ride yesterday as missed several...
  • BACK ON THE COMMUTER PATH

    It has been a while since my last post but since there are no followers I guess that is OK.   There are so many distractions that keep you off the ...
  • RAIN DAYS

    Tuesday the morning ride was warm, calm and beautiful but  around 3:00 that all changed and we had torrential rain.  The rain hadd slowed by the ti...
  • FIRST BIKE- HOW OLD SHOULD YOU BE TO START CYCLING

    Sky says maybe next month... but she thinks it could be earlier.
  • COMMUTER BACK PACKS

    Back Packs are a necessity of bicycle commuting but it is much nicer to ride without one. I always get carried away with what I carry.  In my pack ...
  • LUCKY TO BE RIDING TODAY

    Today I felt "Very Lucky to be Riding the Path".  It was a gorgeous day with a perfect bicycle temp,  almost cold enough to wear a jacket and warm ...