Tag Archives: biking

Five Years of Car-Free Living

June 21st was the first day of summer in the northern hemisphere. It was also a solstice of sorts for me: it was the five year anniversary of living car free! Taking the plunge to get rid of my car nearly didn’t happen. The very day I posted an ad on Craigslist to sell my […]

Remembering Phillip

I decided to buy that succulent I saw today at the market. It’s beautiful. It has a hint of purple to it, and the water beads on it in such a lovely way. It may not be the original plant he gave me, but I’ll always think of Phillip when I see it.

Metro Bike Share Opens July 7th

Roll ’em out! In a highly anticipated launch, Metro will be rolling out its bike share service on July 7th with 65 stations scattered throughout DTLA. They system is easy to use.  Users can sign up and register their TAP cards here for the bike share system.  Tap the card against the dock to unlock […]

My Adventures with the LA Explorers Club – Garden of Eden the Devil’s Gate

This Sunday I joined the Los Angeles Explorers Club with my friend, Mary, on an intense bike ride through the Arroyo Seco.  I’ve been wanting to check out one of their curated rides since I heard about the group earlier this year.  Their rides explore the history and culture of the city, and delve into […]

4th Annual Clitoral Mass – 8/1/2015

Last Saturday, I joined the Ovarian Psycos and dozens of other women for the fourth annual Clitoral Mass ride.  This is LA’s largest bike ride organized by and for women.  It was a great afternoon of camaraderie and promoting social justice through bicycling. I arrived early at Olvera Street, where the ride was meeting.  Bike […]

Bike Week LA 2015

Today officially kicks off the 2015 edition of Bike Week LA.  The week will see events all throughout Los Angeles that promote biking as a form of transportation, and raises awareness about bicycle and pedestrian safety. No matter in which side of town you live, there are events near you.  There are a ton of […]

Women Bike, Women Lead Summit – April 18th, 2015

Last Saturday, I had the privilege of attending the Women Bike, Women Lead Summit at the California Endowment in Downtown Los Angeles.  The summit included workshops and activities aimed at building the capacity of women interested in using their skills, networks and bikes as a way to create change in their communities.  The summit was […]