Entries by Treadly and Me

Tour de Breakfast 2013

16 October 2013
For the longest time I tended to greet Ride2Work day with a yawn and shrug: it's really not much of a big deal when every day is ride to work day. But then I heard about the Tour de Breakfast, where the idea is to hit as many community breakfasts as you can between opening and closing—and try not to be late for work in the process. Suddenly Ride2Work day got interesting.

When transport and fun aren't mutually exclusive

25 September 2013
When you take your car out to run an errand, do you ever take a scenic detour on the way home just for the pleasure of driving? When you take your bike out to run an errand, do you ever take a scenic detour on the way home just for the pleasure of cycling?

Bike Shorts 29 December 2012

22 December 2012
"The apparent mindlessness of pedalling can not only make us happier…but also leave room for other thoughts, from the banal to the profound." —Simon Usborne in The Guardian

Bike Shorts 5 November 2012

05 November 2012
"Chicks dig scars because they like to see evidence of terrible pushbike-handling skills and a functioning immune system." --@jothornely

You're vulnerable, so look out!

20 July 2012
Who is more deserving of victim-blaming: the "real cyclist" or "someone who's just riding a bike"? As it turns out, neither.

Huffy's biggest sin: ugliness

17 July 2012
I never used to be too concerned about Bike Shaped Objects. I mean, when it comes down to it, a bike is a bike. Of course some bikes are better than others, but underneath it all they are all bikes. And bikes are cool, right?

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