Ride report: Waterslide Ride

Oy! We had an amazing time, sat in the jacuzzi, slid down the water slide, did about 10 laps each, wondered why swimming totally wiped us out when we can all bike 15 miles no problem, didn’t drink too much chlorinated water, two couples got married on the ride, three strangers abandoned their cars on…

Getting to 35% in Four Years

Yesterday, Bike Portland reminded us again that for the last five years, the number of people riding bikes in Portland has not risen – about 7 percent of Portlanders say they use a bicycle as their primary way to get to work and back. Almost all the comments on that article voice the same opinion…

A three-part cure for S.A.D.

I have a three-part cure for Seasonal Affective Disorder, which is built on three theories. Theory one: S.A.D. is mostly C.E.F. – Cabin Effing Fever. I know about cabin fever and its cure from growing up in Minnesota. If you wake up in your house-cabin, walk 20 feet to your car-cabin, drive to your work-cabin,…