Question came up last week on best route from Downtown to the current terminus of the Alameda Drain Trail at 4th and the end of Matthew. Riding buddy John and took this route from 4th and Gold yesterday which I can’t seem to save properly in Strava, so I’ll just screen grab it here: In… Read More Low Stress Cycling Downtown to Alameda Drain Trail
Question: What’s the longest continuous stretch of ABQ cycling roadway infrastructure that is truly LTS 1 or 2? I raise the question after recently posting this photo of the brand-spanking new Woodward Blvd. eastbound as it rises to meet I-25 That wide, solid (apparently) concrete “Jersey Barrier” separating cyclist from driver (along with cushioning metal… Read More Cycling Safety Mantra: It’s Great Until It’s Not
Continuing to ask: Is this roadway infrastructure enough to make it safe/comfortable enough for “Interested, but Concerned” potential cyclists? Let’s look at the so new it’s not quite open to drivers Woodward Blvd. approaching I-25 project: *Now THAT is more like it! At least until the cyclist gets to I-25 headed to the Sunport. Then,… Read More Physical Separation from Drivers: This is More Like It!
Do flexposts provide enough physical separation from drivers to attract Interested, But Concerned cyclists to ride our streets? I don’t know. What do you think?
Perhaps more so than is true for drivers, there are a great many types of cyclists. But you wouldn’t know that from looking at media/Internet. Everything from old print holdovers such as “Bicycling Magazine” (remember magazines) to the widely known but actually limitedly used Strava continue to paint pretty much only one picture of cycling… Read More Slow Cycling Through Jarales
The long-beloved bouncy-paved trail between UNM’s Redondo and the notch at Central and Buena Vista is getting respectable. I have mixed feelings. Riding through it earlier today, I had to take the grassy knoll alongside because: The lo-fi bumpy trail leading to the almost killed notch (because ART) is now all grown-up and respectable. Good… Read More UNM Makes the Buena Vista Notch Official