Author Archives: Katlyn

About Katlyn

Bike commuter, environmental scientist, community advocate, feminist, foodie and traveler I love cycling and commuting.

Bikes in Dreamland

Last night, I had a dream about my bicycle. A beautiful black miyata, vintage. I was laying in the grass, as I often do after a ride, next to my bicycle. The grass was crowded in my dream. There was … Continue reading

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Connecting Louisville Metro

Commuting by bicycle for more than five miles and the risks associated. Continue reading

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Babes in Bikeland

I am going to pause and not talk about bikes for a moment, instead I will talk about babes. Not hot babes (unfortunately), but babes as in babies. Babies that are yours from the time they come out of you … Continue reading

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The Bungee Strikes Back

At the beginning of each bike ride, I attempt to bring along as little as possible. When going to classes, this is never easy. However, when going to work it’s pretty simple. I have a small across the chest bag … Continue reading

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All Cyclists Welcome

Working towards a common goal is necessary. Continue reading

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Story of a Cheap Commuter

As a biker, I slowly made adjustments to my ride. Of course, many of these began once I was riding more frequently; as well as once I could afford them. Last year, during a whole year of avid commuting in … Continue reading

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Stories from the Road

Okay, last post was about my first ride as an adult. Fast forward to now and I’ll tell you a funny quip: It was only a month ago. ┬áMy family and I were meeting for my brother’s birthday. The weather … Continue reading

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Getting to Know One Another

I remember my first bike; well my first one as an adult. It was a Diamondback, it had a dark color with a gold/champagne chrome finish to it. My sister brought it to my meager apartment as a gift. She … Continue reading

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