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Favorite Articles

These are some of my best and favorite articles. They include my hard-earned life wisdom that I hope makes your life more meaningful.

An Adventure Cycling #TGIF quote, Bicycle Bliss Calendar's February bike quote and now an all-time famous bicycle quotes. Read the story behind this quote and how it is one of the surprising benefits to travel.
This career-changing and life-changing event led to the incendiary moment which compelled me to ask, "If I could do anything, what would I do?"
There is a growing discontent between classes and the battle between greed and altruism -- the American Dilemma. This article is about a third option.
Einstein's famous bicycle quote explained. "Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving." See the original source.
Is it true that the only people who achieve great things are the ones who take risks and reach for the impossible. Is that what it means to be a hero?
Does anyone describe the philosophy of our roads in one word? Is it efficiency? Is it cost? It appears to me there is no guiding principal. So why not build stuff optimized for what it means to be human? Not only is this street redesign optimized for health and happiness, but it also 2–4 times as safe and energy efficient. These ideas have been rattling around in my head for years, and I've finally decided to give them life in this quick sketch.
I've always been disturbed that the tree sacrifices itself to a greedy old man—so I rewrote the ending and drew new pictures matching the font and style.
This graph illustrates the exponential growth of the human race and the consumption of non-renewable resources. The question isn't if the population will stop growing/consuming, but when?
Top 10 reasons bicycling is bad for the environment. Some food for thought as to the consequences of our every-day actions.
I've never wanted to measure my life by money, which lately has been an overly idealistic philosophy; nonetheless, I believe in measuring my life by new experiences and new opportunities.
Here are my favorite travel tips and tricks that I learned the hard way and wish I had known sooner.
We are all aware of our reliance on fossil fuels and their byproduct of greenhouse gases and poisons. But have you ever wondered about the oxygen needed to burn the fuel?