E454 – Doug Walsh, “Tailwinds Past Florence”

Doug Walsh joins us to explain why the last thing the world needs is another travel memoir, and why he didn’t write one.  Doug authored Tailwinds Past Florence, a fresh take on a bicycle travel story.

Every 2nd and 4th Monday 10:30am from now through March at Clever Cycles: Storytime with Kidical Mass
2nd Thursday of every month Joyful Rider’s Club in Minneapolis
2nd Friday of Every Month Boston Bike Party
Also, 2nd friday of Every Month Indianapolis Bike Party
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March 2: Not-So-Noisy Bike Ride
March 9 Dead Freeways Ride
March 18: Four by 3000
March 28: From doctor something, another debut of a transit center song! Thursday 9pm at Kellys Olympian
April 2 Bikes of Wrath @ Regal Fox Tower Stadium (tba)

Arcata, CA – March 15
Bendigo, Australia – October 4

From Curbed, Wash. DC, via Tim Mooney: D.C. moves to keep cars, including Ubers and delivery trucks, out of bike lanes

From the Oregonian: Orange is the new bus: TriMet goes retro with new bus colors

First, Tour Update from Patty and Andrew

From Keith in Indy

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