Category Archives: Getting Around Using Pedals

Oof, Pass the Advil

Some pictures from today’s bike ride. While I ride a bicycle almost every day of the week, some times it’s just short commutes, errand running, and maybe I take the scenic route coming or going. Lately, it’s just been commuting … Continue reading

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Some Wonkishness On Bike Gearing

A long and longwinded post just to say that you’re not stuck with the gearing choices that your bike came with and that if you have a “road bike” you might want to consider lowering the gearing. 😉 A while … Continue reading

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The ride it backwards challenge

Hello blog, I’m back. I’m a big fan of the blog  Guitar Ted Productions  (he actually updates his blog regularly!) and a while back he mentioned liking to sometimes ride his tried and true routes backwards. I gave that a … Continue reading

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Weather Radio

A weather radio or two is good piece of kit for anyone that that’s doing their outandabouting via bicycle or feet or might need to get official updates about the latest outbreak once the zombie apocalypse kicks off. My dad … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about shoes

There’s not too much to talk about for this post. But, if you’re going to be doing your outandabouting via walking and pedaling you’re probably going to need a couple pair of good, sturdy, comfortable, walkable, shoes. For the kind … Continue reading

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Dressed for success

  This is what dressing for success for a 1.5 hour recreational ride at 15 degrees looks like (I have no idea who’s ugly toes those are ;-)). Continuing with the Getting Around Using pedals theme. I really hate the … Continue reading

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In Through The Out Door

Lots of out of towner’s around this weekend as it’s graduation day at the University today. Which means lots of people walking in the bike paths, people (driving) using entrances as exits and exits as entrances, and just generally not … Continue reading

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Getting Around Using Pedals: To The Grocery Store

The grocery store a stones throw away from my apartment is undergoing a change in ownership and is currently closed. So, for the time being most of my groceries are fetched from stores 2.5 & 4.5 miles away. In my … Continue reading

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Getting Around Using Pedals: to the library

Getting around on foot and bicycle will be a recurring theme on this blog. I’m interested in talking about what’s feasible and do-able for most of us as far as getting around. I know that people move refrigerators, couches, and … Continue reading

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