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Tips for Biking in Bad Weather: Snow, Ice — and Winter Generally

Now that winter is coming, and Daylight Saving Time has ended, it feels appropriate to share information about biking in the winter (a companion piece to my earlier article with tips for biking in the rain): Cover up. This one is easy. Although a lot of people view winter biking and its practitioners as extreme, […]

Woman waiting for light rail

Commuter Conundrum: Packing for a Long Day at Work

I need to get something off my back: I am not skilled at packing light for my day at work. Lately I feel like I’m hauling Cheryl Strayed’s “Monster” around with me. It’s getting heavy. Everything but the kitchen sink I leave for work around 6 AM and return around 5 PM. In an effort to save money, I […]