I spent many hours in the bike saddle in 2017. In early January I looked at the 4,783 miles I had biked in 2016. I decided to round up to […]
I read a lot of books in 2017. The grand total was 100 books. That was more than 32,000 pages of text. This total includes listening, as well as reading. I consumed […]
I use Strava to track my bike rides. (I like data.) The website’s heat map tracks my rides showing where I have cycled and where I have not. Like a […]
In 2016, Eleanor Davis documented her bike tour and then published part of it as You & a Bike & a Road. Anyone who does a long-distance bike ride will […]
“There is always an unexplored neighborhood somewhere in the city.
There is always more of the infinite mystery of the Holy to explore.
There is always a new road to ride.”
The Pan Mass Challenge is a physical and emotional roller coaster. 2017 was no different. The first downward plunge happened a few weeks before the PMC. The group that traditionally […]
Both kids have escaped Newton to spend four weeks of summer camp in the Berkshires. Last weekend was parents’ weekend and I was expected to sleep in a tent with […]
As an avid reader with a large stack of books to read, I find a reading challenge to be a great way to help prioritize that stack and read books […]
Today was my fourth time riding and third time acting as a ride leader for Bike Newton‘s Tour de Newton. Unlike my usual weekend bike rides, this would be short […]
On June 10 I rode in the 17th annual edition of the B2VT ride (formerly known as the B2B). It’s one of the most challenging single day rides in New England. […]
Bikes Not Bombs is a great organization based in Jamaica Plain. Each year it collects roughly 6,000 used bicycles and used parts around Greater Boston. Most of these bikes are […]
A while back, I decided to get back in the saddle and ride my bike more often. That continued into 2016, with both bike commuting and recreational cycling. I set […]