People. Â I missed the Mayor’s State of the City address on Monday – busy week, you know – but I knew from Kerry at the I Love Memphis blog that there was a highlight video from the speech. Â So I finally got around to watching it last week and HOLY CRAP I’m totally in the video. Â The video was shot last week – you might remember me mentioning it on the Biking in Memphis facebook page or in my twitter feed. Â Good thing I did mention, because the only other cyclist who showed upÂ besides Kyle and me was Ty from the awesome Living Loud in Midtown. Â The videographer shot footage of the three of us riding in the bike lanes on Madison, then a long profile shot of me riding. Â I have never liked my nose, but I approve of the video.
A combination bike shop and coffee shop? Â Yes, please!
Also, my friend Aaron sent me a link to the 2012 Report on Biking and Walking from the Alliance for Biking and Walking. Â I haven’t had a chance to read it, but it looks really interesting.
My friend Adrian sent me this link about an Atlanta cycling advocate getting hit by a car while riding. Â He’s OK, but the article does mention that three-feet laws are not always enough to make roads safe for cyclists. Â We also need to educate the people.
Finally, I’ve been meaning to post this map of a commute ride from almost two weeks ago.
It was a good ride. Â I biked north from home to Central Animal Hospital to drop off some pet-related stuff – you don’t want to know – then through Tiger Lane, the Beltline community, and finally to campus. Â Then I biked home. Â I’ve been meaning to post this for a while, but it’s been busy up in here.
OK, be safe and stay dry – it’s raining in my corner of Memphis. Â See you soon.