Commuting in Fort Wayne Blog

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Ice, Snow and Floods

The end of the year is shaping up to be quiet on the cycling front. The weather has been truly awful and I now have s cold to add to the misery! The trails...

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First Winter Snow Storm

I woke up to a couple of inches of snow today but decided that I could still go out riding, unfortunately the snow just kept falling. ​ I had decided on a 15 mile...

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Heading Into Winter

All in all the weather has been pretty good for this time of year. From my point of view it is the short days that are the problem, I am not a big fan...

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6, 000 miles

Today I reached my target for 2016 of 6, 000 miles! I am very, very pleased as it took a lot of effort (and also a little luck). On days when I really didn’t...

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Post Election Blues

It has been a very strange week and now we head into 2017 in a completely different political landscape. We have spent days discussing what we should do but in the end decided to...

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Bike Woes

A completely accident free year ended a week ago when I crashed on a wet boardwalk. I managed to, briefly, knock myself out, badly bruise my right hip and nearly lose a tooth. In...

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Moving Into Autumn

The mornings are definitely getting cooler now but the temperature can vary a lot in the afternoon, this means I am carrying two bike outfits plus work clothes in my bags most days. We...

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National Bike Challenge 2016

National Bike Challenge 2016 is finished! May 1 – September 30. I rode on 145 days and rested on 7. My total mileage was 3954. I was placed: 433 out of 45672 in the...

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End of September

Another summer comes to an end but there can be no complaints this year, 2016 has had gorgeous weather consistently since April. The mornings are getting darker and today for the first time in...

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Labor Day Weekend Long Ride

My summer of ‘firsts’ continued today with my longest ride in the USA to date – 57 miles. A couple of car drivers tried to ruin my day but otherwise it was a great...