It’s a ABQ cycling case of “If you know, you know.” How many of you out there get a wry, bordering on sinister smile in response to this: You’re cycling westbound on Alcalde. You know the Bosque Path is just over that rise. How do you cycle to get to the Path? That’s right, you… Read More Running Over Some Nice Folks at Alcalde Pl. & Tingley Dr.
Had the misfortune chance to “attend” the extremely sterile and uninviting “Greater Albuquerque Active Transportation Committee” meeting via Zoom this past Monday. It was no fun. As has been the case for pretty much every GAATC meeting going back to when I served on the formerly named “Greater Albuquerque Bicycle Advisory Committee,” any attendee would… Read More Putting the Fun Back in Active Transportation
Spotted the scene below this weekend in a Las Cruces semi-industrial park area near the old train station. No, there’s sidewalk on this side of the street, and no there’s no bike lane. But there is this “To Armijo Lateral” sign. And this sign helped me, a tourist cycling through semi-industrial park areas of Las… Read More Wayfinding in Las Cruces
When mentioning “Black Mesa,” my guess is that most Burqueños think one is referring to a western, one perhaps starring “The Durango Kid.” But we have a Black Mesa round these parts, down yonder in the far, far South Valley where the Mesa rises along with I-25 and the land of Isleta Pueblo. Our Sunday… Read More Sunday Bike Ride 2.12.23: Black Mesa
When riding a bicycle on ABQ’s on Coors Blvd., even on a sleepy Sunday morning, ones thoughts inevitably turn to the spiritual. “What happens when we die?” must certainly be one of the most prominent questions flitting through any cyclist’s mind on this road. Down here in the South Valley, the Feds just gave Bernalillo… Read More The Sunday Bike Ride: Norbertine
Bicycling is a world-wide hobby that for some is a means of getting to work, grocery store, pretty much anywhere, and for some a hobby that involves quite a few days coming across the bike in the garage and thinking “I should really get on that bike one of these days.” Maybe you got your… Read More Cycling ABQ Wandrer-Style