Community blogger John D. Yoder says when he sees bicyclists using bad form or doing something illegal, he wants to give them advice, but finds that it isn’t easy to do

Posted on May 23, 2016 at 7:55 p.m.

The best place to buy a bicycle is a local bike shop that can give you a correct size bike and will repair the bikes it sells

Posted on May 3, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.

Plotting the distances to places I go frequently helps motivate me to go there by bicycle

Posted on April 14, 2016 at 4:15 a.m.
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Posted on April 6, 2016 at 12:36 p.m.

I’ve lost track of the times that I solved a problem that confounded me when I was sitting at my desk but yielded a solution while on a bike ride

MACOG plan
Posted on March 16, 2016 at 5:00 a.m.

Active transportation means any mode of transportation that is human powered —  biking, walking, rollerblading or skateboarding.

Posted on March 1, 2016 at 4:04 p.m.

There are several ways to overcoming excuses for not riding in cold weather

Legal team
Posted on Feb. 16, 2016 at 8:30 a.m.

With the death of James R. Brotherson, the community lost a remarkable cycling advocate

2015 Pumpkinvine Trail Bike Ride 7
Posted on Jan. 20, 2016 at 12:00 p.m.

Studies of the efficiency of machines, animals and humans have shown that the bicycle is the most efficient machine ever invented

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Posted on Jan. 9, 2016 at 1:01 p.m.

Because yearly mileage goals give you only one chance to celebrate achieving them, consider setting seasonal or monthly goals instead

Bicycling gifts
Posted on Dec. 22, 2015 at 12:00 a.m.

A cycling gift doesn’t have to be a tangible object; it can also be an experience

Elkhart bike racks
Posted on Dec. 8, 2015 at 4:45 p.m.

Conditions for cyclists in our area are improving, if we stop a moment to think about all the positive things that have happened in recent years.

Posted on Nov. 19, 2015 at 2:05 p.m.

As fall turns to winter, figuring out which clothes are best to cycle in can be tough. Here are community blogger and cycling instructor John D. Yoder’s tips for deciding what gear to bring as the weather cools.

Posted on Nov. 3, 2015 at 12:00 a.m.

A birthday ride is something men do to prove they still have stamina or something like that. The real cause is unknown.

Posted on May 25, 2016 at 12:15 a.m.

Reduce the stress of planning your summer vacation by traveling locally.

Posted on May 16, 2016 at 2:51 a.m.

Whether you the vice president of a company or just starting your career, smart financial management is important

John Yoder Cycling Sense
John D. Yoder
John D. Yoder, before retiring, was a cycling commuter between Goshen and Elkhart and continues his interest in cycling as a recreational rider, teacher of cycling classes and president of the Friends of the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail, Inc.