Monthly Archives: November 2014

Brain Traffic!

  Have you ever been stuck in traffic? Have you ever ENJOYED being stuck in traffic? I am going to take a guess that the answer is YES then NO! I don’t blame you, I don’t either. Traffic is merely … Continue reading

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Central Park Bike Tours……..Always Excellent!

Oh New York City! How amazing you are. There is so much to see and do. Home to the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Center, Taylor Swift, Wall Street, Times Square, and Central Park. And to see it all, there’s one … Continue reading

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Shushed Like a Third Grade School Girl

Cyclist’s often hear, “but I can’t ride a bike. Well at least not like you do”. It’s an instant reaction from someone who is a bit intimidated of the bike. It also seems to be a barrier. The person might as … Continue reading

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One Road Together

For the young, old, fast, slow, and disabled. The Netherlands infrastructure is exactly how it should be. All encompassing. Check out the video above. HEALTHY BIKE HEALTHY BRAIN

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Coming Together

As written about in “Cranksgiving”, the holiday season is about coming together with family and friends. However, instead of reflecting on the ups and downs of life, I would like to focus on the community that is cycling. Whether you … Continue reading

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“Thankful for bike rides”

  This is incredible. When Julia, age 5, was asked what she was thankful for she replied: “I’m thankful for my mom and dad, Aunt Carolyn, and bike rides!” That pumps me up. Bike rides are good for all. Hell … Continue reading

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Cranksgiving

  The crank is an essential component to any bike. Without this piece, your bike is a slave to gravity. You can’t control the speed or the ability to propel forward. However, when the crank is engaged you are the … Continue reading

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What It’s All About

Along with my daily ramble I hope to find other inspirational pieces that illustrate the collision of mental health and biking. I think this video speaks for itself. It’s more evidence in support of the bike defeating mental illness HEALTHY … Continue reading

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Do you have a handle(bar)?

  Can you imagine riding your bike without the handlebars? Picture what it would be like to use the stem as the main control panel for your bike. It may be possible, but extremely difficult and unnecessary. A variety of … Continue reading

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A Perfect Reflection

This ties in perfectly with my last post. Enjoy!

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