In the SB Independent

Room for cream? Caffeinate your wifi wrap-up

Caffeinate your wifi – a survey

Spooked by Santa Barbara Motorists

Thanks to all you impatient Santa Barbara motorists – you spooked my bike riding buddy this week. John was visiting from Portland – his first time in Santa Barbara. He loved the weather, the architecture, the restaurants, but the motorists were too aggressive by half. John and I would ride all over Portland. We lived in the same high-rise building downtown, so it was easy to ride on short notice. I was new to town, yet what I quickly learned to take for granted – the great courtesy ... Continue Reading

Ride Lower State Street

Worst Intersection

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Grocery shopping on the Mesa

Feels like a holiday weekend as the Super Bowl and the Santa Barbara Film Festival overlap – the city is abuzz. Gotta get some supplies and we'd never been to Lazy Acres on the Mesa, so I get out the panniers and off we go on an urban adventure. We're new to Santa Barbara – we lived in Orange County for 20 years – as old friends come for a visit I take them for a bike ride up to City College, for the views. It's just a short ride higher to the best grocery store in town. The ... Continue Reading

Streets are for Protest Marches