We had a great response to our recent blogger outreach. Thank you to everyone who applied!
We’ve put together our team and have been prepping everyone to launch their first post and get on their monthly posting rhythm. We’ll be publishing posts every Monday starting in the coming weeks.
Without further ado I am pleased to introduce our new team of bloggers.
To kick things off and also at the top of the rotation, is Arleigh! Yes, the same Arleigh that used to run the Commute By Bike section of this blog. Since handing over the reigns of CbB, Arleigh has not slowed down in her involvement in the bike world. In fact she ramped things up with her blog BikeShopGirl.com. A mother of a one-year-old, Arleigh is going to be sharing her tales in the Denver area as she dives headlong into the world of Family Cycling. In her own words, Arleigh “believes that cycling can solve many of the worlds problems and is passionate in keeping cycling fun and inviting to all.”
Utility Cycling lives on and its because we found Wesley Cheney. Wes lives and breathes bicycles and writing about every possibly way to utilize a bicycle comes as naturally to Wes as insulting pretty much anyone comes to Donald Trump (kind of a strange comparison I know). I am proud of what my sister, Melanie Colavito and I established in laying the groundwork for a definition of Utility Cycling. Wes has been tasked with both filling in the gaps of exploring the undiscovered corner of Utility Cycling, unearthing the flavor of greasy bike parts, sweaty brows and adventurous undertakings coming together. Wes hails from Norfolk and is lifelong cyclist and bicycle advocate and also an cycling blogger and writer.
For Commute By Bike, we found a real gem in Emilie who hails from new Orleans. A city planner and the author of a new book on urban cycling called Urban Revolutions: A woman’s guide to two-wheeled transportation. Emilie is perfectly positioned to bring us great insights into the latest developments in the world of bicycle commuting. Emilie will be following in the cycle tracks of a great tradition of blogging in our Commute By Bike section, from Ted Johnson to Arleigh Jenkins to Richard Masoner and others. I’m excited to read the adventures she’ll take us on as she carries the torch forward.