Trail Ends

Recently I took a ride from Columbia City to Factoria, in South Bellevue. I headed out there to plan routes for a bike class that Morgan and I were to teach later in the week. (The…

“Bike Dude” Photo Roundup

I will probably say this one-million more times, I love living in a city. I love living in Seattle! We stumble upon so much wonderful stuff every day. The city is a text, a song and…

Why I’m Riding on Rainier Avenue, pt 3: On Confrontation and the Privilege of Having a Choice

continued from, pt 1: the Boogeystreet and pt 2: On Avoidance  Confronting the Boogeyman Thing is, I do ride on Rainier, and fairly often. For the last couple of years I’ve ridden this famously unfriendly-to-cyclists street…

Why I’m Riding on Rainier Avenue, pt 2: On Avoidance -updated!-

continued from yesterday, pt 1: the Boogeystreet Avoidance Strategies Since I usually value comfort and fun over time, (when I can afford the time) I usually take one of a few routes that eschew Rainier Ave….

Why I’m Riding on Rainier Avenue, pt 1: the Boogeystreet

The Big, Bad Road There is a street in Seattle, not a freeway or a highway or any place that cyclists are forbidden to ride by law, that nonetheless most cyclists advise one another to avoid…