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October 2009

Parking safety

Living in a town or city without a garage has an obvious danger for classic bikes on the streets: public exposure. I parked my bike at the end of my street a couple days ago, close to where my car was parked, because I had an appointment to show my …

Getting comfortable

I had my first solo ride to Queens today to see my brother on his birthday. I avoided Queens Boulevard as much as possible, taking Greenpoint Avenue all the way from Greenpoint, Brooklyn, to 48th Avenue in Queens. On the way, it rained a bit, but just spit. The pavement …