Bike to work

Almost hit in Kenwood
Bus driver on route 4 – yelled at bike about to fall off; didn’t know free
Bus ride at Knowlton’s Corner
Scary Winton Hill
spring Grove Cemetery
People almost pulling out in front of me
Suburbs not as friendly to bikers
Person pull in front of bus and almost hit me in front of Kenwood Towne Centrea
No place to lock up at Kenwood Town Center
Person getting traffic ticket across from Kenwood Town Centre
Aquarius Star
Jeans getting torn
Overpacked on the first day

Author: Joe Wessels

Joe Wessels is a freelance journalist and photographer. Wessels covers local news events for Thomson Reuters news service and features for's Cincinnati Guide site, plus is the executive director of hyperlocal news site, He wrote for The Cincinnati Post, covering Cincinnati City Hall and Hamilton County government and wrote a weekly political column, which continued weekly at Cincinnati CityBeat. Previously, he was a reporter for the Cincinnati Business Courier and writes or has written for several publications in Cincinnati and around the country including The Cincinnati Enquirer, Las Vegas Review-Journal, Cincinnati Magazine, Cincy Magazine and the Sacramento News & Review. He is a native of Colerain Township, one of Cincinnati's western suburbs, and now lives in Over-the-Rhine near downtown Cincinnati. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology and a journalism writing certificate from the University of Cincinnati. He also graduated from Colerain High School, is an avid photographer, news junkie and was once a roller rink disc jockey, and sometimes rides a scooter around town.

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