Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Wear a helmet, because I love you

Police in Denmark stop cyclists on the street, hug them, and give them helmets.

Biking to Discover What It Means to Be Green


My name is David.

On August 15th I am going to begin a 450-mile bike ride to protest the BP oil spill and to discover what it means to be green.

I'm blogging about the whole experience at:

Hopefully this information is of interest to you and your local community.

Thank you!

David Vanadia

Contact: David Vanadia
Cell: 646.415.1692

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Family Picnic Ride This Sunday, 7/25, at noon & Longer Ride

All welcome on a picnic ride to Taylor Park in Millburn, leaving at noon from the NJ Transit Parking Lot at Maplewood Ave. & Baker. The ride is being mapped by SOMbike's Mapping Committee and will be an easy 3 miles. Lately, we have had as many kids as adults on our rides.
If you want to get a long ride in early Sunday morning, contact:

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Cycling 201

Kirk Sohr and I are teaching a class with the Adult School, called Let's Ride. It assumes you already know how to ride. The class covers bike handling skills, what you need to know about riding in traffic, and some basic bike repair skills. Here is an article about it.

Two-Wheel Time

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Next Family Ride: Maplewoodstock, July 11th, Noon, The Baird

Maybe you regret missing out on the original Woodstock. Maybe you've never attended Maplewoodstock or you've tried driving there and were hassled by the traffic. Now's your chance to take a leisurely ride with your neighbors and arrive in style. I promise not to hum, "...and we've got to get ourselves back to the gar-den..."