30 Days of Biking
Did you take the pledge to bike for 30 days this April?
30 Days of Biking, whose fourth year begins April 1, has one rule: Bike somewhere every day for… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/another-30-days-in-the-books/
The weather has been rather unusual for this time of year, although not unprecedented. How've you been faring?
Thursday, April 18, 2013
Via the US Nationa… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/the-weather-and-other-things/
About this short film...
It's from Transportation Alternatives -- the number one advocate for New Yorkers who ride a bicycle, take public transit, or a need safe way to walk … http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/rolling-by-transportation-alternatives/
I have a messy desk, it's true! I am sharing this photo of my desk with you to talk about a few ways I make my bike commute easier on myself.
The biggest thing… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/my-office-closet/
Thursday, June 7 is Bike Walk to Work Day! A special day during a week-long celebration of "traveling differently" to work.
Does anyone remember in years past how we woul… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/bike-walk-to-work-day/
June 2-6 is Twin Cities Bike Walk Week! This is the week where people seem to come out of the woodwork to ride their bicycles to work. Sometimes my commute has lonely … http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/happy-bike-walk-week/
I am overjoyed to announce that there is a new addition to my family! I just bought a new (to me) road bike. I was so pumped that I broke it in over the weekend with ~… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/foiled/
I would like to ask all students, of all ages, to bike to school on May 9 for the first National Bike to School Day.
The list of reasons why you should bike (anywhere, but espe… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/may-9-is-national-bike-to-school-day/
New Minneapolis blog, Girls Biking to Work, is becoming a favorite of mine. Written by Grease Rag friend Stephanie, the blog is thoughtful and practical about biking, a… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/girls-biking-to-work-blog/
I am not posting this video because Lucette Gilbert is a "little old lady" on a bike. I'm posting this video because she is a woman that rides her bik… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/lucette-gilbert/
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I haven't done one of these in awhile.
You wake up in the morning, smear some Nutella on a donut and wash it down with some almond milk. (Don't judge me.) The cats are fed, it's still dark out, your balaclava and mit… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/when-life-gives-you-windchill-make-frost-beards/
Yet another publication recognizes Minneapolis as a rad place to bike... in the winter!
The article from Metaefficient names Five "Top U.S. Cities For Winter Bicycle Commuting".… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/minneapolis-3-winter-bike-commuting/
This is the exciting time of year when you can say, "Today was the coldest day this winter!" everyday.
This was my coldest commute since March! And I was ready. How about you?… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/not-that-you-asked-but-this-is-what-im-wearing-today/
I recently read on Let's Go Ride A Bike that Dottie was "In Search of the Most Peaceful Commute."
Every once in awhile I bike out to my doctor's office in St. Louis Park. I pre… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/discovering-more-peaceful-routes/
Bike Walk Week is a good week to celebrate using non-motorized transportation. And today is "Womens Wednesday" with some events for us:
Womens Wednesday Clinic: Cleaning and tu… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/mid-week-update/
Bike Walk Week is coming!
Every year, I ask my supervisor to allow me to come in late so I can participate in all of the breakfast and group ride activities of Bike Walk Week. I… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/bike-walk-week-june-4-12-2011/
I recently came across another awesome WTF bike blog. Sam writes at Brown Girl in the Lane from her car-free life in San Diego. She recently mentioned her miles per burrito stats-… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/jen/brown-girl-in-the-lane-on-biking-to-work/
Grease Rag friend Lauren writes a blog that I just started reading called, Space to Simplify. I'm really digging it, and I hope you'll check it out.
Lauren recently wrote a pos… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/you-can-do-it-too-space-to-simplify/
A new blog, Cycle Twin Cities, has impressed me with it's range of articles relating to biking in the Twin Cities. Posts on infrastructure and planning, advocacy, local events, a… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/salute-to-the-winter-commuter-week-from-cycle-twin-cities/