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Biking with kids: Trailer bike vs. tandem

I started this post just two weeks after we got Big Blue.  Don’t get me wrong, we plan to get many more years of use carrying Gabriel on the longtail, but things change fast with kids, and finding a quality, … Continue reading

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Balloons and bicycles, times two

This past weekend was all about hot air balloons.  We kicked things off with a bikey outing on Friday night.  Bikes are the way to access this event.  No getting stuck in traffic; no parking and walking from far away.  … Continue reading

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First big grocery haul by longtail

Today, I set out to test the Roadrunner’s cargo capacity, seeing if she was up to a grocery run.  We have a grocery store just over a mile away that I use for small, weekly needs, but I keep a … Continue reading

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Bikey books for kids

A couple of months ago, I explored options for toys that don’t reinforce the car culture, or, to put a positive spin on it, toys that build and reinforce bike culture.  Unlike bicycle toys, books about bicycles are relatively easy … Continue reading

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Biking begets biking

Given the frequency of snow-pack and ice on the roads, combined with some very cold temps, I spent a significant portion of the winter hibernating, bicycle-wise (and in general — I don’t like driving a car on snowy, icy roads … Continue reading

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21.6 + 15.0

Another Saturday, another bike ride.  This Saturday’s ride put last week’s to shame, distance-wise. Once again, I started at our commuter garden in Kirkwood.  From there, I headed east to pick up a bike-blog friend, Rebecca.  We rode together to … Continue reading

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On the bike: Trying a new route

It’s always good to mix things up a little, and there’s rarely only one way to get from Point A to Point B.  My plan for last Saturday involved joining Matthew and Gabriel at the garden during the morning hours, … Continue reading

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