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Winter biking and new pannier backpack

I started writing this post on a Monday (my first commute of the spring semester), when the temps started out in the teens, with single digit wind chills.  Four days later, it’s sunny and 60°F in St. Louis — ah, … Continue reading

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Bicycle babble: Updates on our newest additions

We’ve added two (or one-and-half?) new bikes to our fleet since May, but I haven’t talked about them much here.  Time to change that! Meet Midnight The Kona Dew Deluxe that I purchased in early May is my primary bike … Continue reading

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On the bike: Driver behavior — start ’em young!

Cute little bikey story from a couple of weeks ago . . . Gabriel and I were headed home on Big Blue.  We were on a one-way neighborhood street with parked cars on both sides, leaving a rather narrow effective … Continue reading

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Wet weather biking with kids (and preschool peer pressure)

. . . G didn’t want to wear the poncho on the bike because he “didn’t want kids at school to laugh at him.”
I was floored. Really?!? My 3-year-old has to worry that other freaking 3-year-olds will MAKE FUN OF HIM??? Continue reading

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Weekend rides and rains

The intermittent rain and thunderstorms made things tricky both in the garden and on the bike over the weekend. Poor Matthew took Friday off work, hoping for two full back-to-back garden days to get caught up.  Instead, he got a … Continue reading

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Meet Lightning

A month ago, I shared a picture of G [finally] riding his new bike, with a promise of a full story later.  Bike month seems an appropriate time to make good on that promise. Our first outing on the new … Continue reading

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Cold weather biking with kids

Baby, it’s cold out there!  Matthew and Gabriel biked to school/work the first two days of the week (coldest on-bike temps for G thus far), but we switched to the car when the bottom really dropped out on Wednesday and … Continue reading

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