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The Truth about Bicycle Commuting

I’m not quite sure if bicycle commuting was ever about saving money on gas.  Not really.  It’s merely a net transfer of costs from one thing, gas, to another, food.   659 more words

Gear

Day 5

I’m a bit late to the blog today but here I am, eventually!! So this morning I finally managed to get up when my alarm went off (ok….after 1 snooze!) And get on my bike to commute to work. 132 more words

On The Road

LOOKING FOR THE GOOD: DAY 1 - Escaping the Mundane

For quite some time now I have experienced ridiculous levels of negative human behavior. Whether it is selfishness, arrogance, disrespect for others, blatant rudeness or self-centered behaviors, its time to prove to myself that the good in people is still there and, hopefully, more common than I have experienced of late. 2,749 more words

Kim Nelson: Riding Trains

In college, you rode the Red Line

backpack thrust into the morning rush

First brushes with the city’s sins

Leers and creeping fingers

playing here comes the spider on your thigh… 90 more words

Poetry

The Beginning of Internal Routing

The goal has always been to have as much internal routing of the cables as possible, but to hopefully not cause catastrophe by weakinging the aluminum. 255 more words

Alfine

A Northerner in London - one year on

In a couple of weeks time it will have been exactly one year since I packed up my two bags, got on a train and moved down to the big smoke – London. 919 more words

Leisure

The Cycle

“Oga ‘My car’ commot there! No try am o.”

I smiled as the bus driver boomed at a man in suit in a neat Corolla beside us, hooting incessantly as though it would clear the road. 967 more words

Experiences