Despite dreary, cold, wet Juneuary atmospheric conditions, about 200 activists joined Saturday's Peace Peloton bike ride. The Peace Peloton rides are happening about every other week with a goal of raising awareness and inspiring actions that support economic reforms for Black people. Saturday's ride started at Central Cafe and Juice Bar, looped down to Seward Park, and … [Read more...] about Juneuary Peace Peloton: Access, Mentorship, Economics
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The emotional stress of the pandemic, combined with the nearly real-time video of the brutal, nonchalant murder of Mr Floyd has ignited a global movement of solidarity. Former officer Chauvin gave Trump's reality TV show presidency a gruesome pre-GOP convention distraction from his administration's bungling, flat-footed, amateurish, deceitful response to the coronavirus … [Read more...] about Seattle’s Peace Peloton
On any given weekend, one of my go-to activities is urban hiking. During normal times, I'll head out for a long walk with a dining destination in mind. With a petite Sony RX100 camera in hand, I try to capture glimpses of Seattle's mood on that particular day. View my Covid Captures. This covid weekend, camera in hand, I headed out for a walk under the strongest … [Read more...] about Stone Cold Covid
Well. I've started writing a "coronavirus post" a couple times in the last few weeks. Distraction, redirection, and infuriation have come hour by hour, that is for sure. Often when I write, I start with a brain-fart concept that often ends up being the title. This time around it's been flickering between two competing alternatives: an uplifting "Life at the Speed of … [Read more...] about Life at the Speed of Bike
Conditions for the 2019 Ballard Criterium presented by Carter Volkswagen were spectacular. We are fortunate to have the Ballard Crit as an ongoing event in the Pacific Northwest cycling race calendar. At the beginning of 2018 there was some question about whether it would continue. The Apex Cycling Team has been managing the event since 2014, and according to team … [Read more...] about Ballard Criterium 2020: Cycling + Mile Runs?