Don’t Be A Mobile Scold!

I’ve written before about how the vulnerability of riding with our children can make a Pedal Parent quick to snap at scary drivers. My friends call that impulse, “Going Mama Bear” and while I am not…

Being a Vulnerable User: Three Drivers

On Monday In the middle of the afternoon, a ten day old baby in his mother’s arms, his mother and two of his grandparents were struck by the drunk driver of a pickup truck. Both of…

Being a Vulnerable User: the Little Dutch Boy in Reverse

True Story One summer night two years ago my best buddy Tyler asked me to join him at the Marymoor Velodrome to see some track racing and drink beer. “Come and watch the Madison races! They…

Being A Vulnerable User: I’ve Been Robbed! Again and Again and Again!

Be Vulnerable, You Already Are I don’t need to tell you that as cyclists we are often, sometimes uncomfortably… how shall I put this… “vulnerable?” Let’s go with that. Vulnerable. We are a little vulnerable out…