Posts by Paul Schimek

Moped Lessons

Moped Lessons

Peter DeMarco’s “Who Taught You to Drive?” column recently took up the subject of mopeds. This topic is timely, since...

Aaron Fine and Rosie Shatz

Aaron Fine and Rosie Shatz

UPDATE June 27, 2008: Aaron Fine was sentenced to two years, but only two months in prison, followed by a...

Bike Week Challenge

Bike Week Challenge

The City of Boston is co-sponsoring a “Commuter Challenge” as part of Bay State Bike Week. Well, I have a...

Potholes

Potholes

Newsflash: In Boston, the filling of potholes “appears to be a totally subjective decision of the supervisors and is unsupported...

Bikes Belong?

Bikes Belong?

This morning I cycled past a bus shelter near home and noticed that there was a Bikes Belong ad: Remember...

New Bike

New Bike

A few weeks ago I bought a new bike — a Jamis Commuter 3.0. Mine is black, the 2008 model,...

New Look, New Purpose

New Look, New Purpose

I’m finally getting around to redoing the old “Bicycle Transportation Institute” website. BTI was a noble idea. We made a...