Thursday, January 28, 2016

What's New



On this blog, that could serve as a general question or one regarding cycling fashion in particular. I haven't been around the old blog recently. Firstly, I'm a musician which means that the holidays are incredibly busy for me and I've taken my sweet time to rest and get back into ordinary routines. Secondly, I've given a lot of thought to returning to this blog in a different way. In fact, I've thought a lot about making changes to this blog. I want to make a recommitment of sorts. I used to post a lot more because I liked sharing the idea that cycling is a cool thing to do anywhere, any time, in any clothes you feel like wearing. I still like talking about that, but I think I let the process of blogging and the idea of being connected to social media get in the way.

I don't delight in cropping and resizing pictures or inserting codes and keywords to be present to social media sites or search engines. I'm trying to make those procedures as automated as possible so that I don't have to think about them so much and get distracted from the writing that I enjoy. Also, I see a lot of shiny, pretty things and ideas on the interwebs that I'd be excited to talk about, but I don't because they aren't immendiately related to bikes. That should change.

Chic cycling is and always will be at the center of this blog. I guess I've just believed wrongly that I should isolate the topic completely instead of looking at it as a part of the way one lives. I have a lot going on outside of the saddle, as do many of you. Therefore, I don't think it would be irrelevent to write about some incredibly delicious recipe I tried or some cool thing I found for the laundry. In short, I'll be sharing chicness across all categories and occassionally offering up advice like, "You should try putting yogurt in your hair." (No, really you should).

One way you're going to see this change is that I'll be blogging more frequently. Another way you'll see this change is in a redesigned blog with a new name. I'm working on it with a designer at the moment so you should be seeing this relaunch in a couple of weeks. I'm pretty excited about it and I'm pretty sure that I'm driving her mad so, if she can hold on for another week, I belive I'll be relaunching this blog in a couple of weeks. (I'll be tweeting development details and redirection information so just be on the lookout for tweets from @C0URTNEE).

2 comments

Yokota Fritz said...

Looking forward to what's coming up. I recommend making more use of Twitter, incidentally: the format deals with the issues you mention regarding photos, formatting, etc. Also encourages more of the 'off topic' discussion you want to do.

Courtnee said...

Thanks for the encouragement and suggestion. I really am trying to attend to my Twitter account better.

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