I’ve been thinking a lot about blogging lately. I’ve had a blog for the better part of 10 years. In the pre-Facebook days, lots of bike racers had blogs and we built our own social network of sorts by commenting on each other’s blog posts. Nowadays, when we’ve got a thought, a photo, or a status update, we take the quick + dirty and post to Facebook or the quicker + dirtier and post to Twitter. That’s all fine + good for an instant gratification type of bonding, but I think there’s something to be said for creating a longer-term archive — something we can see and read and refer back to.
One of the things I think about are all the fun resources I find online. In the old days, I’d add these to a links list on my website, but with the dynamic nature of the web, that’s one of the “features” I’ll be eliminating from my new website.
So, I thought I’d share some of the recent links I like. Maybe you’ll even comment on this post. And maybe I’ll do it again sometime, too!
Bicycle Friendly — a campaign to recognize businesses who are bicycle friendly
Bikesy — a bicycle route-mapping site specific to the San Francisco area
Cycle Chic: Female Cyclists Through The Ages — a beautiful photo essay
Momentum Magazine’s Holiday Gift Guide — some seriously awesome bike bling here