Pedaling across the Seine on a sunny day is a peak experience. How did the City of Light become a city of cycles?PARIS — I used to consider the people who biked around this city to be members of a fearless warrior tribe. Mostly men, they dressed for battle in helmets, chain locks and reflective gear. The city’s few cycling lanes were shared with swerving buses or sandwiched between rows of pitiless drivers and were known as “les couloirs de la mort” — corridors of death.I’m risk averse, and I…See More
"2636 miles in 2020. More rides of shorter distance. Slightly increased over recent years and about half of what I was riding 20 years ago when I was a bit more obsessive.
I have not been out yet in 2021 but did spend 45 glorious…"
"2020 was a great year for cycling but didn’t prevent me from being hit by car drivers—twice. The first time was in November on the LFT at LaRabida where a driver who was exiting the hospital and had a red light knocked me down in the…"
"Also finished with 71 Perimeter Rides, which surprisingly was only my third highest total -- 83 again by Curt(is)2017 being my personal best. With my last PR performed on 11/20, I certainly could have added a few more to the totals. However,…"
The messaging system on here is a bit odd...I think you have to friend someone before you can message them. But thanks for the trip advice! Looks like both MI-WI ferries are running this year so it's nice to have those options, though they are expensive: