Bike Dorks Meet Book Dorks

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Some of you already know this, but I sometimes fancy myself a writer. That’s why I completely dig what Ride For Reading is doing. My thinking is, this program exposes kids to books and bikes. If that ain’t perfect, I don’t know what is.

Anyway, Brittany over at Colorado Women’s Cycling Project (AKA Naked Women’s Racing) did a delivery here in Denver last week, and it looks like it was a pretty killer event. These ladies may turn heads, but don’t be fooled: they’re full-on badass through and through.

I highly recommend getting involved in Ride For Reading, even if you illiterate bastards haven’t read a book yourself since you saw Spot run. These kids deserve it, and we’re just the people to bring them the books they need.



Some people have dreams about showing up to school in their underwear. Some of us actually show up in tights.


970056_596735550350873_1209776316_n 944670_596735123684249_361868549_n 417807_596735607017534_1593654671_n 943429_596735507017544_513442813_n 944244_596735530350875_1722294958_n Talk about a hero’s welcome. You’ll never get this much love while you’re wearing Lycra.


946532_596735407017554_871048568_n 970484_596735560350872_148638458_n 942983_596735693684192_1970063424_n That one’s got the eye of the tiger. Get ’em a bike.



Where bike dorks meet book dorks.
969636_596735350350893_1924518609_nFast AND literate. I dig these ladies.


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About D2

I am a writer and a photographer. I never killed a man in Reno, but I once rode a bike through a casino in Vegas. Bikes are cool, huevos rancheros are for breakfast, whiskey is for dinner. Denver, Colorado, USA

5 Replies to “Bike Dorks Meet Book Dorks”

  1. D2 speak truth. A coupla weeks ago I volunteered at a Ride for Reading event and it was a fuggin blast. I totally DID feel like a Star of Rock for just riding my bike. Verrrry cool.

  2. I also did that delivery with Bacardi and it was so kick-ass
    Everybody needs to do at least one of these in their town, wherever you may be in the world.

  3. “You’ll never get this much love while you’re wearing Lycra.”


    Too bad you can’t do both at the same time, read and ride. *Then* we will have figured out everything. Guess it makes sense that you shouldn’t be able to perform those two pleasures simultaneously. They’re too good.

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  5. Very cool. An added benefit is the kids’ parents might be a little more forgiving next time they pass a cyclist.