Category Archives: Urban Bike

What’s an acceptable “ThankYou”?

As soon as the weather turned this year I began to look for better places to store my bike while at home. We have less than 500 square feet of usable space in the apt and while she is endlessly … Continue reading

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2013 in review- Not Bad for 6 mths!

  Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 5,400 times in 2013. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 5 trips to carry that many people. … Continue reading

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Selfishness. How much is too much?

Startup and Triathlon.  Life, family, friends.  Seems to be one or the other This is the first 2 sentences of a post I started to write last summer as the tri season was in full swing and I hadn’t done … Continue reading

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It’s BACK! A real post & HUBWAY!

It’s been a whirlwind few weeks with Freight Farms joining the TechStars family.  If you’re not familiar with Techstars, don’t worry you’re not alone, but it’s what you might call “Kind of a Big Deal”.  Without going into, because I’m … Continue reading

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The Fine Line Between Dedicated and Foolish

If I should have learned anything years into this “car free” thing, it’s that I can’t make up my mind that I WILL be riding in the storm before the storm even hits.  Call it what you want.  Whether the … Continue reading

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Bikes in the Hood(it’s a play on the ice cube/cuba gooding movie title)

Bikes in the Hood(it’s a play on the ice cube/cuba gooding movie title).

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32 Hour Workday and I Shouldn’t Be Driving….

In case you haven’t noticed, my posts have been few and far between lately.  That’s no accident.  Sure I’ve been pretty busy but who isn’t?  It’s been more a result of “drivers remorse”. Last week, Freight Farms was in the … Continue reading

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Constraints Create Style

Over this last holiday season, I conceded defeat and admitted I needed to overhaul my wardrobe.  What had started as a quirky convenience was becoming borderline weird.  My wardrobe consisting of jeans, a gray t-shirt, black zip up sweater and … Continue reading

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So That’s How That Works, Courtesy of a Would Be Light Thief

I decided to give myself a few days to calm down before posting about my latest bike debacle in order to gain perspective and avoid posting on emotion. I left my bike at the Worcester/Union Station T overnight last week. … Continue reading

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Having a “FIKA”! It’s been too long

Fika is both a Swedish verb and noun (pronounced “fee-ka”) that roughly means “to drink coffee/tea/squash,” usually accompanied by something sweet.[1]  Full Definition I’m not sure what happened but the other day I have a few minutes to kill while waiting for a meeting early in the morning … Continue reading

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