Driving/Cycling, Montreal v. Burque: Another in a Series of Differences

I’ve spent the last few days compiling a list outlining how hard driving is in Montreal versus cycling, but the list has gotten too long for a single post. So I’ll do everybody a favor and post a few observations in a series that can easily be digested and/or ignored. Two quick facts: 2016 traffic… Read More Driving/Cycling, Montreal v. Burque: Another in a Series of Differences

Increase Your Cycling Safety and Nerd Factor with a Bike Mirror

Today’s guest post was written by Charlie Otto, co-founder and former owner of Grand Teton Brewing in Wilson, Wyoming, and Victor, Idaho, long time cycling advocate, who began bicycle touring in 1979.   I find it interesting that most cars come standard with three rearview mirrors, but bicycles are sold without any! Perhaps the thought is since bicycles have lots of… Read More Increase Your Cycling Safety and Nerd Factor with a Bike Mirror

Bike Infrastructure Ideas, Montreal: #1 in an Informal Series

Let’s say you have a residential street over 30 feet wide, and you’re trying to slow traffic down a bit due to its combination of width, cycling friendliness, and a desire on the parts of neighbors to avoid feeling like they are involuntary spectators at a NASCAR event.. Sure, let’s have some abundant on-street parking,… Read More Bike Infrastructure Ideas, Montreal: #1 in an Informal Series

More Bridge Work on the North Diversion Channel Trail: A Distant Report

by Scot We mentioned yesterday’s meeting of the Greater Albuquerque Bicycling Advisory Committee, and although I’m currently away considering political asylum in Canada… I’m kidding. Sorta. No way these tight-border Canadians would accept non-French speaking Americans solely because of the political situation down South. But I do have a Special Education license and things are… Read More More Bridge Work on the North Diversion Channel Trail: A Distant Report