On the eve of Christmas Eve, yours truly took exception to some Twitter mini-screeds in which people who ride bicycles were slandered as paranoid #BikeZealot whiners who think every driver on the road is out to kill them. This was fun. Pixabay image I said, "Assuming that motorists are often careless, drunk or otherwise dangerous … Continue reading My tweet about #cycling was paranoia?
Beware the little cyclists (and big people, too)
Experienced cyclists like Mrs. Smith and yours truly know a good bit about avoiding road hazards. I learned some of that the hard way – once by going too fast around a curve on an asphalt trail that was covered in wet leaves, for example, and once by hitting a rough railroad crossing at a … Continue reading Beware the little cyclists (and big people, too)
Motorized bicycles that are ‘non-motorized’? Say hello to my ‘cat’
This morning was perfect for a bicycle ride from Longmont to Lyons, a distance of about 10 miles if you start at the Smith place. It's always great fun to be on the road with nearly as many cyclists as motor vehicle operators. Mrs. Smith and I aren't the slowest people on bicycles, but we're … Continue reading Motorized bicycles that are ‘non-motorized’? Say hello to my ‘cat’
In search of good bicycle fiction
Something prompted me to search for "bicycle fiction" and "cycling fiction" this weekend. (OK, the prompt just might have been this book review.) My search turned up some short fiction but not many exact matches. I did find A Simple Machine, Like the Lever on Goodreads and tagged it as a book I want to read. Movies … Continue reading In search of good bicycle fiction