Tag Archives: New Orleans

Marc Ducote was Just Riding Along when he saved a life

Marc Ducote owns Bicycle World in Jefferson Louisiana. He was Just Riding Along his usual route on the Mississippi River levee dressed in full roadie kit when he saw smoke, and then fire. He rode down to investigate and saw a dump truck had hit a trailer home and knocked it clean off of its read more »

Another journalist tries bike commuting

Yesterday, Toronto Star columnist Jack Lakey described his bike riding delights. Today, New Orleans columnist Alex Gecan’s car breaks down and he’s forced to ride a bike for a few days. Like Lakey, Gecan discovers the riding is better than he anticipated.

Bikes and NOLA

From the Associated Press — “New roads post-storm make New Orleans cycling city”: “A lot of my gripes have been resolved,” said [biking blogger Joseph] Donnelly, who started cycling in the 1970s and ditched his last car for good in 1989. “When I started the blog in 2006, there was not a single bicycle lane read more »