Category: Bike Touring

New link in Seattle area bicycle paths

I'm greeted with a happy discovery on a warmish winter day bicycle ride.

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2005/01/26/new-link-in-seattle-area-bicycle-paths/

The price of attacking a bicycle rider

A man, pushed from his bicycle during a training ride, wins an out-of-court settlement from two teens.

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2005/01/24/the-price-of-attacking-a-bicycle-rider/

RAAMing across America

NBC aired last summer's Race Across America on Jan. 22. It featured charges of cheating, a support team abandoning its rider, and the usual heroics by most participants.

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2005/01/21/raaming-across-america/

More on Missouri town's bicycle ban

A Missouri newspaper recently editorialized about the town that prosecuted a “no bicycling” case against a man suffering MS.

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2005/01/20/more-on-missouri-towns-bicycle-ban/

Bicycle vs. dog

Sooner or later, a bicyclist will run afoul of a dog. Man's goofy, drooling best friend turns into a ferocious prey-chasing carnivore…

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2005/01/17/bicycle-vs-dog/

Lawson, Missouri; The worst town for bicyclists?

Everyone has a favorite story about a least favorite place to bicycle.

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I challenge anyone to name a town more …

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2005/01/12/lawson-missouri-the-worst-town-for-bicyclists/

Bicycle training logs

The first thing I do when I walk in the door from a bicycle ride — even before a shower — is to record my time and miles in a bicycle log. I like to keep it simple. Route, miles, time, MPH, and comments. I've created an Excel spreadsheet file that computes the MPH and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2005/01/07/bicycle-training-logs/

Logging it

I've been logging my rides since 1991, that's about 37,000 miles back up the road. That's a lot of blacktop, and it doesn't include my previous 13 years of cycling with independent tours of Virginia, Tennessee, Arizona, the NE US and Quebec, and lastly a 4,000-mile cross-country bicycle tour from Yorktown, VA to Carlsbad, CA. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.bikingbis.com/2005/01/05/logging-it/