One week in the books and I’m proud to say I commuted every day and logged 68 commuter miles for the week. I made it through freezing temps, found a few different routes to work, saw some interesting things along the way, and no major incidents with cars or people. All-in-all I’d call that a success. As part of this experience I mentioned I’d like to cover a few topics in this series of posts and I’m going to start with one of the most important commuter topics: clothing.
I’ve lived in Dallas / Ft. Worth since I was 3 years old. Living in DFW, a place that covers nearly 700 square miles, is a very tough place to live without a car. Especially tough when you have family at all corners of the metroplex. When I was in elementary school I used to ride my bike to school almost every day. It was about a mile from my house, and back then there weren’t as many concerns about letting your 10-12-year-old child ride their bike to school every day. Fast forward about 6 years when I finally got my drivers license, it was a whole other form of freedom to get the keys to my first car. Ever since that time, 4 wheels have been my primary form of transportation. 20 years later, that trend is starting to change. Read More