Nobody Drives in LA — Bicycling in Los Angeles

INTRODUCTION I don't know about you but I'm feeling "pain at the pump." You see, I've had a slow leak in the front tire of my bike, Cream Soda, for months. So I have to inflate it once a week and when doing so, there's a slight burning in my triceps. Of course, I could … Continue reading Nobody Drives in LA — Bicycling in Los Angeles

Nobody Drives In LA — Celebrating Ten Years Since Kicking My Car Habit

Today marks the tenth anniversary of my not owning a car. On 18 July 2011, my 1990 Suburu Loyale nicknamed the C.A.R.D.I.S. (Car And Relative Dimensions In Space) blew a head gasket or two somewhere around Niland. It sputtered its last just past North Palm Springs, near the windmills. I had it towed to Desert … Continue reading Nobody Drives In LA — Celebrating Ten Years Since Kicking My Car Habit

Shifters and sugarcubes — Happy Bicycle Day!

With bicycles, buses, ferries, planes, rideshares, sidewalks, subways, taxis, and trains at Angelenos’ disposal, why would any sane person choose car-dependency? Nobody Drives in LA celebrates sense and sensibility in transportation. Today marks the day that Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann discovered the properties of LSD, on 16 April 1943, and rode his bike home. THE DISCOVERY OF LSD Albert Hofmann … Continue reading Shifters and sugarcubes — Happy Bicycle Day!