My kids are now out of school so that means that my car gets parked and I ride all the way from home to work. Another benefit is that I don’t have to worry about the frantic, careless drivers that plague schools when I ride by them.
I really love my rear rack!
However, riding all the way from home means that I have a longer commute and my route is no longer flat. This can be a challenge by the end of the week, I do feel tired and a little sore but gas prices keep me motivated to keep riding.
I’ve also noticed an increase of bike commuters, not so much so on the river trail, but on the streets. Could it be that since people don’t have to drive their kids to school they actually decided to ride to work?
Anyhow, I leave you with a picture from a museum that I ride by that it is sort of of an oxymoron: