Posts in category "Bicycling Humor"

30 Days of Biking: Permission to ride inside?

30 Days of Biking: Permission to ride inside?
I don’t mind getting caught in the occasional downpour or riding my bike while it’s drizzling. Thunder, lightning, hail, and gusty winds? No thanks, I think I’ll take a pass. After going nine for nine in April’s 30 Days of Biking, I was having some serious misgivings about riding today (April 10, 2013). In nine... Read more »

A Cyclist's New Year Resolutions Revisited

A Cyclist's New Year Resolutions Revisited
We’ve finally made it into the teens (calendar year, not average daily temperature)! The days of not knowing how to correctly refer to our current point on the timeline of mankind are finally behind us.  So long “new millennium”, “early 0′s”, and my personal favorite, “aughts”.  Here’s hoping that our teen years are better than... Read more »

The Bicycle and The Mayan Apocalypse

The Bicycle and The Mayan Apocalypse
Today is December 20, 2012 – the next to last day on the Mayan calendar.  It could very well be our last full day of existence. To paraphrase the airlines, we know you have a lot of choices for how you will spend your last hours on earth, thank you for choosing to spend them... Read more »
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Book Review: The Enlightened Cyclist by Bike Snob NYC

Book Review: The Enlightened Cyclist by Bike Snob NYC
Some people have a knack for cracking you up while telling it exactly like it is. “Nevertheless, there’s no getting away from the fact that Jesus as portrayed in the Gospels sounds uncannily like a bicycle advocate, from the sandals all the way to the people turning on him for doing nothing more than putting... Read more »

10 Things I Learned from 30 Days of Biking

10 Things I Learned from 30 Days of Biking
30 Days of Biking comes to an end today.  National Bike Month and the National Bike Challenge officially begin tomorrow. While I sit mulling the take-away of one challenge while preparing for another, here are ten observations I made about bicycling in April: 10.  April is no longer the tentative start date of cycling season. ... Read more »

30 Days of Chafing, er Biking

30 Days of Chafing, er Biking
After a solid week of bicycling every single day, I have observed a few things. Flowering trees.  Sprouting dandelions.  A woodchuck.  Innumerable scurrying squirrels.  A goose attempting to nest in the middle of the bike trail.  Deer. Nature is glorious at the start of spring.  People, on the other hand… I shivered in sympathy watching... Read more »
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Sunday Morning Cycling Humor

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Here’s something humorous for a Sunday morning. If you were expecting commentary on Lance Armstrong or a recap of last week’s House Transportation Committee debacle, well, you know where to click to find that… Keep riding and be safe!   If you like this post, share it on Google+, Facebook, and Twitter by clicking the... Read more »

Some Friday Fun with Your Week in Cycling Recap

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If this past week of schizophrenic cycling news has left you stressed, take a few minutes to watch this great new video The Man Who Lived On His Bike.  It is guaranteed to put a smile on your face and keep you thinking about bicycling throughout a mild winter weekend. Kudos to those intrepid cyclists... Read more »

Do Chicagoans Really Say These Things?

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I thought cyclists were ridiculous with the (insert adjective here) things they say… Not to be outdone, a new video has appeared on YouTube featuring the s*#t Chicagoans say! See if you recognize a few of these things as having flown from your own lips on occasion… Have a great weekend!   My thanks to... Read more »
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Laughing at Stereotypes and the S*#t Cyclists Say

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There’s no need for the motoring public to worry about cyclists taking over the streets anytime soon. The bicycling subculture is splintered with sub-subcultures and guys like this prevent us all from uniting behind a common cause… I hope you enjoy a humorous start to your Monday morning (unless, of course, you recognize this guy... Read more »