intentional commute

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Bike to Work Philosophy
Bike to Work Tips

Being Safe by Being Confident

For years, I accepted the conventional wisdom that riding a bike was inherently dangerous. I figured that sitting on my ever growing backside on a bus was probably worse than the considerable risk of getting run over, and chalked up my continued safety to a run of good luck. After tens of thousands of miles […]

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Bike to Work for Quality of Life
Bike to Work Philosophy
Bike to Work Tips

Three Things You Can Do To Think Better On A Bike

Auguste Rodin envisioned the thinker sitting naked on a bumpy rock, but this setup is really only good for pondering questions like, “Where did I put my trousers?” To produce high-quality thinking, get off the rock…and get on a bike. Albert Einstein reportedly thought of his theory of relativity while riding his bike. Edward Elgar was […]

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Bike to Work for Quality of Life
Getting Started

The Intentional Commuter: Question Your Commute

It’s something that may cost you 230 hours and $10,000 this year; it has profound effects on your body and your mind…and if you are like most people, it is something you do without even thinking. It’s time to question your commute. Intentional commuting is the recognition that we are responsible for our time and […]

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