Tag Archives: cycling

This Says It All

This short video captures what it means to enjoy bikes. The documentary follows four individuals and explores the meaning of bikes in their lives. The viewer can really begin to understand that the bike is a defining feature for each … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Cycling Makes Me Happy

1. I am in control

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Aren’t You Nervous?

My friend and I will be riding from Houston, TX to Austin, TX and back over the next couple of days. The trip is about 400 miles round-trip. Aside from “do you think you’re crazy?”, I am often asked “aren’t … Continue reading

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Our Journey: San Fran to LA

  Our Journey: San Fran to LA   The ROMANCE: Like anything else, this trip started out as a romanticized thought. EJ had planned to go to California to visit his friend Tommy in Los Angeles but also wanted to … Continue reading

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The Power to Move

    The image hasn’t left my mind, and each time I reflect on it, I am filled with warm memories. The closest image I can share is the one above, which does not do it much justice. The picture … Continue reading

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Bike mechanics….. part of the therapeutic process?

Mental health professionals + people + bike mechanics + passion to help + passion to bike= amazing outcomes! It seems the UK is where it’s at for cycling and mental well being. These guys received funding to start up an amazing … Continue reading

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Bike Minded in the UK…. RAW Social Work combined with RAW Cycling

This is an incredible project put together by Life Cycle UK. These guys took a strong theory (cycling improves mental well-being) and transformed it into a working concept. I am motivated by this work and hope to see more of … Continue reading

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