Bicycling in and around Atlanta.

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Fatal Accident Closes All Lanes of I-285

Which forces thousands of cars onto the normally quiet streets I use for my bicycle commute. The result, a madhouse of frustrated drivers and one bicyclist trying to keep it in perspective.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

No Bicycle Commute Today

The old tendinitis in the ankle is acting up today, so the bike stayed home. I'll tell you the truth, every time I drive on Atlanta's highways they get scarier.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Your MPG

38 miles per gallon

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Assuming you consumed 1 gallon of liquid food mixed with water, this short survey will tell you approximately how far you could walk before you passed out ran out of gas.

Any Weather is Good

It's kind of a drizzly and overcast day in Atlanta but I thought it was great weather for a ride. Bicycling in that misty rain is right up there with hiking in misty rain, it's one of those things that's hard to describe why it's so pleasurable. But it is. And riding today with my cranks spinning slowly and the headlights of cars trapping the mist in beams of light, all seemed right with the world.

Morons Video Themselves Attacking Bicyclist and Pedestrians

In what tend to think of as bike and ped friendly Minneapolis.

Monday, November 02, 2009