With the arrival of May typically comes warmer weather as we begin to transition from spring into summer. As part of this transition, many of us begin to spend much more time outdoors, walking, jogging, and, of course, bicycling. It should come as no surprise, then, that May is Bike […]
As mentioned in a blog post earlier this month, May is Bike to Work Month. This week, the week of May 16th, is Bike to Work Week, and Friday, May 20th is Bike to Work Day.
May is Bike Month in Virginia! Your Bike Commute Will Not Only Earn You Discounts, But Possibly a Great Prize Too!
May is Bike Month in Virginia, and we at RIDE Solutions encourage you to dust off your bike and get riding this month! In addition to being a fun, healthy way to get around while helping you to earn discounts by logging your trips in the RIDE Solutions app, this […]
Many of us routinely drive different places, whether as part of our commute, to go to the store, or perhaps to visit a place we’ve never been before. As we drive, we see the trees whizzing past us, along with a tapestry of scenic countryside, landmarks, and more. One of […]
With the temperatures getting cooler and the air much less humid than just a few short months ago, now is a great time to get out on your bike, whether to commute to work or ride to your local store without breaking much of a sweat, or just to venture […]
Henry County’s Smith River Fest takes place this Saturday, August 21st from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Smith River Sports Complex, located at 1000 Irisburg Road in Axton. According to the website (https://www.visitmartinsville.com/smith-river/smith-river-fest) advertising the event, the Smith River Fest celebrates the Smith River and the great outdoors. […]
I have written a number of blogs concerning bicycling in the West Piedmont Region, which consists of Franklin, Henry, Patrick, and Pittsylvania counties, the cities of Danville and Martinsville, and the Town of Rocky Mount. I have also referenced the West Piedmont Regional Bicycle Plan in a number of those […]
May marks the beginning of Bike Month here in Virginia. Bike Month serves as an opportunity to promote the many benefits of bicycling and to encourage individuals to give this travel mode a try as a means of transportation as well as recreation. During the month of May, RIDE Solutions […]
In recent months, I have been writing blogs for those who may wish to bicycle as part of their commute or to take other trips, such as those to go shopping, or to access medical appointments, entertainment, or dining. This blog is a follow-up to a blog I posted at […]
At the end of December, I published a blog entitled New Year’s Resolution: “Bicycling is a Great Way to Get in Shape, Save Money, Help the Environment, and Get Rewarded for it!” In the blog, (see https://ridesolutions.org/2020/12/30/new-years-resolution-bicycling-is-a-great-way-to-get-in-shape-save-money-help-the-environment-and-get-rewarded-for-it/) I referenced a variety of articles discussing the many health benefits of bicycling. In addition to these […]