"He’s constantly giving drivers the finger and cursing at them, and I’ve seen him get into more than one screaming match when someone has cut him off."
Author Archive for Brian McEntee
Your desire for a clean bike is laudable as is your instinct to avoid cleaning your bike inside your apartment.
Think of bike commuting like Pride and Prejudice.
Real confidence can only come from self-assurance in the proper functioning of your own equipment.
Plus: How many times can a person wear bike clothes before it's disgusting?
When faced with the fate of flats, is it a fait accompli?
When heads get hot, the helmets come off.
"I bristle at the idea of 'training,' but is that something I need to do if I want to finish a 100-mile charity ride?"
Is there a non-awkward way to say, “I can see your butt. Is that what you want?”
You’re going to need to trick her.
Many a D.C. cyclist wary of theft (including GP) look to Bikeshare as a middle ground.
There’s a simple answer and more complicated answer.
Snitching on abandoned bikes and recovering from close calls.
As with most unpleasant things, the best strategy is avoidance.