Category: Cycling

New ride

My new Van Moof X3 electric bike. Just what I need to get me back on wheels around here, where there are a few daunting hills but loads of gorgeous scenery and quit roads.

2019

Yes, it’s a new year. I feel unsettled. Still cloudy-minded, striving for what, I don’t know. To recapture what can’t be recaptured, to move to an imagined place of deeper meaning. Still making. It’s...

navigating slush

We rode Citibike in New York to and from the Bernie March. Roadblocks: slush in bike lanes, huge snow piles in intersections, people getting in and out of taxis, traffic backups, people in the...

fall foliage ride

Bike4Bikes 20 miles my first ride this year! very cool and windy early sunny, warmer, and still windy later had to walk up two hills couldn’t shift into low gear properly and not as...

tour de bronx

25 mile route plus 4 miles back to vehicle love this tour – it’s free, so everybody joins great variety of people and machines stop-and-go in many ways stopped vehicles everywhere waiting for cyclists...

early autumn ride

Bike 4 Bikes ride 20 mile route along Long Island Sound on the return trip a few steep climbs meditating on metaphoric riding: Patience – riding can seem boring, but it’s just a matter...

a ride of passage

New York Century 55.1 miles average speed 9.4 mph For the 25th annual ride, 25 dedications: 1) To the lady on the curb waiting for me to ride by so she could cross the...