UMass Amerhst and bicycling

A year ago, the UMass Magazine profiled some of the recent graduates who have gone on to some sort of career that revolves around bicycling — from competitive racing to handmade frame building. And in this most recent issue’s booknotes, … Continue reading

The Outspokin’ Cyclist featured in The Davis Enterprise

I wrote the columns for my last hometown paper. My new hometown paper has a feature on the book. Davis is the first town in the United States to achieve the designation  as a Platinum Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) by … Continue reading

The Outspokin’ Cyclist – the book

I am a cyclist. To say as much sounds strange to me. Not because it isn’t true, but because it is true. Riding a bicycle — for transportation, for errands, for joy — is something I do without thinking a … Continue reading

The Outspokin’ Cyclist: Women’s liberation through bicycling

For many, the nineties were a time of political advancement and financial success. The economy was doing well, failed policies from previous administrations were being turned back, manufacturing was on the increase, and progress was the buzz-word in board rooms … Continue reading