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The Girl in the Taxi

As I rode to work the other morning I peered into the back seat of a cab. Inside was a young girl, with a pen and notebook. She appeared to be working on some sort of assignment. She looked relaxed, … Continue reading

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Bike and Brain Maintenance 

Bike and Brain hopes to shed light on the impact the bicycle can have on one’s life. This is the theme that runs through each and every post on this blog. However, just as the bike can aid in our … Continue reading

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Christ Cycle

If you read the other post’s I have written it would appear as if I idolize the bike. You can probably picture me kneeling before a bike shrine offering up spare tubes each morning. Contrary to popular belief I do … Continue reading

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Pedals Always Come Around

The pedals on our bike are what allow our feet to power us forward. We push the pedals forward and then pull them back up. It is this pattern of motion that keeps us going. Unless we are on a … Continue reading

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Depression, Like Glass in Your Tire

Your BIKE transports you, your BIKE stabilizes you, and your BIKE relieves you. You understand your bike as a single unit with unlimited potential. However, as you know, your bike is made up of many parts. There is the chain, … Continue reading

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The Vulnerability and the Bike

Biking is raw. It’s just you, the bike, and the road. Getting around requires nothing more than your own strength. There is no protection, no windshield, no roof, and no doors. You are fully exposed. Along with the sense of … Continue reading

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An Event Within Itself…….Mindfulness on the Bike

We spend a lot of our lives striving to get from point A to B. Whether that be from work to home, home to work, school to the store, or any other combination of places, we dread the space in-between … Continue reading

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Let’s Be Realistic For A Minute

The typical daily grind is enough to push people to the edge. The commuting, the deadlines, the meetings, and the financial crunch. The overall stress is draining. This daily routine contributes to poor health, both physical and mental. It may … 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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