Tag Archives: etiquette

Bike mom

Every bunch ride has what I classify as the “bike mom”. The nefarious but vital services of a bike mom are similar to the pro peloton’s domestique but with a touch more care, coddling and attentiveness that comes in lieu of a support vehicle. It’s a role of planning, sacrifice, love and care. And it’s …

Nothing personal

Sometimes the things I think about then in turn choose to write about may seem a little course, grating and pointed in a way that might get you thinking “is he talking about me?” The short answer? Yes. The long answer? No, well, kind of, but not in the directed sort of way, rather more …

Bike life guidelines

1) Make a habit of riding. Riding a bike on the reg is like flossing your teeth. It’s an easy habit to develop that serves several benefits: fitness, social, mental well-being, sustainability. If you don’t push through and get rubber to the road for a week, it easily becomes two or three then on and …

Rule #6

For the uninitiated, many moons ago a cycling blog, Velominati, began assembling an extensive list of of rules they deem the complete canon of cycling etiquette. “The Rules” are uncanny in that they’re at the same time funny, poignant and casually inspiring for any self-proclaimed cyclist. I don’t need to go into the full list …