My Bike Challenge = Fail, Sort of…

Back in May I had challenged myself to try to bike to work at least once per week up to Labor Day in order to save a little bit of money, and also because it is good exercise.  The plan seems really reasonable and would mean biking 15 times throughout the summer.  I started out strong, even biking twice one week in late May but when I sprained my ankle at the beginning of July things went south. Continue reading “My Bike Challenge = Fail, Sort of…”

The Cost of Commuting By Car vs Riding a Bike

Today I rode my bike to work for this first time this year.  Last summer I made a casual goal of riding once per week but was only mildly successful.  I am going to try again this year to see if I can make this happen.  I mean, Mr. SFF does it every day, year round, rain or snow, so I should be able to do it, right?

My "vehicle" this morning.
My “vehicle” this morning.

The commute is only 5 miles each way but does have a long gradual hill heading to work.  Thankfully we have a really nice Continue reading “The Cost of Commuting By Car vs Riding a Bike”