Posts Tagged ‘bikedc’

Gear Prudence: I Can’t Get Over The Theft of My Bike

"I have been unable to bring myself to buy another bike, even though I like biking."

As Cyclists Rally Against Illegal U-Turns, Drivers Make Their Point

DDOT says it's "studying" installing barriers on the 1300 and 1400 blocks of Pennsylvania Avenue NW.

Gear Prudence: How Do I Handle Tailgaters?

"I’ve had problems with other bicyclists riding up really close behind me, then just staying there."

Gear Prudence: I’m an Apartment Dweller. Where Can I Clean My Bike?

Your desire for a clean bike is laudable as is your instinct to avoid cleaning your bike inside your apartment.

Gear Prudence: Should I Accept that Biking’s Not for Me?

Think of bike commuting like Pride and Prejudice.

Riding a Bike on the Sidewalk Makes Sense. Why the Hate?

Campaigns that shame cyclists for riding on the sidewalk ignore the real dangers they face.

Gear Prudence: I’m Awkward Around Bike Racks

Real confidence can only come from self-assurance in the proper functioning of your own equipment.

Gear Prudence: Why Do People Take Bikeshare Bikes on the Metro?

It’s masochism.

Gear Prudence: I’m a Teleworker Who Misses My Bike Commute

Plus: How many times can a person wear bike clothes before it's disgusting?

Gear Prudence: Should I Speed Over Broken Glass? Slow Down?

When faced with the fate of flats, is it a fait accompli?

On Bike to Work Day, New Protections, Same Ol’ Crashes

DDOT is installing new barriers along the Pennsylvania Avenue NW cycletrack to combat illegal U-turns.

Gear Prudence: Do I Really Need to Train for a 100-Mile Ride?

"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?"

Gear Prudence: How Can I Tell Another Cyclist His Butt Is Showing?

Is there a non-awkward way to say, “I can see your butt. Is that what you want?”

District Line Daily: Jumping Taller Fences

You still don't want to drink that petroleum water.

Police Arrest Woman in Hit and Run That Left Cyclist Dead Last Month

Driver charged in the death of Tonya Reaves.