I met two people in an Indian laneway who told me they lived in a chateau in the southwest of France. “Do you think you might be willing to stay at our place and watch our cat?” they asked. “You had me at ‘chateau'” I replied. Here’s the blog.
In summer 2014, I loaded my little Symba motorbike with camping gear and set out on a solo adventure around western Canada. It was fun, scenic, nothing bad happened, and a few guys asked for my phone number. Here’s the blog.
A cyclist’s checklist for pounding the pavement I’m looking for work—a place where I can be smart, passionate, persuasive, and unapologetically car-free. But as I freshen up my career website and surf the… Continue reading
Published in the January/February 2010 issue of Momentum: the magazine for self-propelled people. Life on the edge (of traffic) has its pros and cons Last spring I shared My Dirty Little Secret that… Continue reading
Published in the November/December 2009 issue of Momentum: the magazine for self-propelled people. Do bicycles change the way we communicate? I was really looking forward to my dental appointment – the adjustment to… Continue reading
[Published in the September/October 2009 issue of Momentum: the magazine for self-propelled people.] Bicycle traveler’s new book describes experiences, not logistics “I am not an avid cyclist,” admits Willie Weir in his new… Continue reading
[Published in the August 2009 issue of Goa Today Magazine] Backroads “Slow Goa” tour targets cyclists and activists Visitors have toured Goa by car, motorbike, bus, boat and train; but now – thanks… Continue reading
Published in the Spring 2009 issue of Vancouver Review, a nationally distributed quarterly magazine that focuses on ideas, culture and arts from Canada’s West Coast. A collaboration with Museum of Vancouver‘s June –… Continue reading
Bicycling in Guelph something to celebrate Published in the April 21, 2009 feature section of Canada’s Guelph Tribune, a Metroland Media Group Ltd. publication. Guelph, Ontario — I blame it all on Guelph.… Continue reading
Sure, read all about it on my blog Girl Gone Goa: travel, sex, magic and cycling in an Indian State. I wrote over 60 stories on life in Goa as a single woman… Continue reading
Face, meet the world of the food and beverage hostess “What you need,” Christopher murmured, peering into my face, “is a silicone primer.” Oddly, he wasn’t talking about bike frames. I had run… Continue reading
Sample locally-grown produce and West Coast scenery by bicycle Slow Food Cycle Sunday is a free one-day tour organized by the community of Pemberton (north of Whistler, Canada) to increase awareness and appreciation… Continue reading
Now on film: the bikes, parties and people that made mountain bike history It’s not something you should watch by yourself, Klunkerz. The independently written and produced DVD by fat-tire aficionado Billy Savage… Continue reading