Bike Commute Diaries: Brief Encounter on Caltrain

16 Jul

“Nice bike,” he said. “Nice bike,” I said. “Is that special edition Golden Gate Bridge orange? It goes with my dress.” “Yes, and it matches my pants.” “Can I take your picture for Silicon Valley Bike Style?” “Sure.”

The only way to meet people on your commute that’s better than riding transit is riding transit with a bike.


About the Bike Commute Diaries: Launched in May 2012 for National Bike Month, this series explores the unexpected and surprising things I’ve learned about bicycling for transportation.


Posted by on July 16, 2013 in Commute Diaries


2 responses to “Bike Commute Diaries: Brief Encounter on Caltrain

  1. Katie

    July 19, 2013 at 8:48 am

    I like the bike and the pants! Was that you who yelled my name riding home from work yesterday?

    • ladyfleur

      July 19, 2013 at 1:30 pm

      That was me! I noticed the guy in the bow tie ahead of you, then saw you. Your chartreuse bike really stands out.


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