Instead of writing a long blog post about Earth Day 2012 (#42!) I plan to go for a bike ride on this glorious, sunny day (two in a row!) in the rain-soaked Willamette Valley. But not before a short brain-dump. I remember the first Earth Day in 1970. I was...
Intuitively, people concerned about the environment have reasoned that riding a bike or taking public transit offer more ecological benefits than driving a car, especially when they’re traveling alone. Now the University of Californ... Read Post
A number of devices make great tech for bicycling. On my recent 3-day, 80-mile ride through Oregon's Willamette Valley, I was glad to have a battery charger, music, and a waterproof case for my phone. One of the days we rode 35 mile... Read Post
In the summer of 2002, a week of heavy rains in Central Texas caused Canyon Lake -- the reservoir of the Canyon Dam -- to flood over its spillway and down the Guadalupe River Valley in a planned diversion to save the dam from catast... Read Post