Where do I find bike events in NYC?
heartbrakebiker: Check out this new bike website powered by Transportation Alternatives. You can share a bike event as well. But what I’m really thrilled about is that the Statue of Liberty has a basket on her bike (classy lady)!
For the first eight years of our marriage, [Michelle and I] were paying more in...– President Obama in North Carolina today on why Congress has to act to prevent interest rates on student loans from doubling (via barackobama)
Not to Scale
thenelsontwins: I’m going to make an effort to change the way people in the media refer to scale. For example they love these dramatic flourishes when speaking of measurements, for example, “that’s enough to fill 50 Olympic sized swimming pools!” or “that’s that’s as heavy as 25 747’s” or “if laid end to end, it would could reach the moon and back, 17 times!” This means nothing to me, it is...
I learned this, at least, by my experiment: that if one advances confidently in...– Henry David Thoreau, Walden: or, Life in the Woods (via liquidnight)
Do I get extra credit points if I take out a dude in a suit sauntering mid-block from the Mandarin hotel to his waiting limo without bothering to look for traffic first?
DIY Bicycle Power Bars
heartbrakebiker: This bike is powered by healthy goodness! I tried out a new recipe for homemade granola bars this week. I thought they might make a good power snack for the upcoming 5 Boro Bike Tour. So, I did a trial run and brought them in (via bike) to my office of bicycle commuters. They were a hit! In case you want to make your own Bicycle Power Bars, here is the recipe (I adapted...
heartbrake biker: Cyclist Struck and Killed Today... →
heartbrakebiker: I am very sad to hear that a cyclist was killed today, not far from where I live. According to DNA Info: A bicyclist was struck and killed by a livery cab in Long Island City Wednesday morning, authorities said. The cyclist, a man in his 30s, was hit by the 2007 Toyota Camry traveling… What she said.
If suddenly you do not exist, if suddenly you are not living, I shall go on living. I do not dare, I do not dare to write it, if you die. I shall go on living. Because where a man has no voice, there, my voice. Where blacks are beaten, I can not be dead. When my brothers go to jail I shall go with them. When victory, not my victory but the great victory arrives, even though I...
Nothing, in truth, can ever replace a lost companion. Old comrades cannot be...– Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Wind, Sand, and Stars (via liquidnight)
I hope you’re living a life you’re proud of. If you find that you’re not, I hope...– F. Scott Fitzgerald (via womanofthewoods)