Category Archives: Biking

I have a crush on Tour Sioux Falls

Howdy, friends. First, I need to confess something: I was not thrilled when we stopped doing the Tour de Kota. I’ve never ridden the 400+-mile tour, but I’ve volunteered on it and always thought it was a very cool event … Continue reading

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The Sioux Falls bike trail

Howdy, friends. I have logged a LOT of miles on the Sioux Falls bike path. The loop is just over 19 miles long, with various spurs here and there. I confess to being mighty bored of it by the time … Continue reading

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Weekend of bowling, running, biking

Howdy, friends. Saturday was yet another gloomy day around here. For me, it started with a 12-mile run on gravel. It was a great run — with a speedy finish in rain with a tailwind. The gnats at the start … Continue reading

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Parenting: When your son learns to ride a bike

Howdy, friends. Here is my column for this week’s paper: My son learned to ride a two-wheel bike this past week. Without training wheels. On the third trip down the driveway. He’s 4.5 years old. I don’t remember exactly how … Continue reading

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Balance bikes, baby

Howdy, friends. I came across this article today on Slate. The headline grabbed me, “Training wheels don’t work.” I never would have believed that. I mean, didn’t we all learn to bike with training wheels? But in a rare effort … Continue reading

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