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Are Women The Key To A Successful Bike Culture?

This morning I was reading Copenhagen Cycle Chic’s report on the véloculture in Paris. It’s so wonderful to read about the success of the Vélib program. Since the program was introduced last summer, biking has exploded in the city of … Continue reading

Habits and Run Buddies

Happy New Year! Congratulations on almost surviving the first week of January. I hope your 2016 is off to a good start. May it be filled with hope, new beginnings and action! Did you make any resolutions this year? I sure didn’t. And … Continue reading

Pacific Coast Bike Tour Days 15, 16 and 17 San Simeon to San Luis Obisbo

Previous post: Big Sur to San Simeon Day 15: San Simeon to San Luis Obisbo We woke up in the hiker/biker site and most of the riders who had arrived late the evening before had already left. Early risers get … Continue reading

Riding, in a family kind of way

Adrienne has a great post about women and families and getting more of them on bikes. (Thanks for the tip, Val). This is a subject I love to talk about. Stereotype or not, women, with their concerns about safety and … Continue reading

Most American everyday cyclists are men. Why?

I just read this article about women and everyday cycling that Xtracycle posted on their Facebook page. It’s a subject we love to talk about and one we’ve covered before. The article (and some of the commenters) point to a … Continue reading

Park Your Car and Walk a Block to School

Ever since my kids started school, I’ve become fixated on a strange American practice: the school drive-through drop off.   Many parents it seems have  made the choice to drive by the school, open the door and drop their kids off at … Continue reading

Are Xtracycles taking over in your part of the country?

According to BikePortland, Xtracycles are taking over. Have you experienced the phenomenon in your part of the country? I love the shot of the gaggle of Xtracycles all lined up. Awesome. Can’t wait to see a similar shot in Seattle. … Continue reading

In for Service

Tim has spent the last couple of rainy days in the garage with the Xtracycles putting extra coats of polyurethayne on the snap decks and footies and installing my Christmas present – Brooks B17 Women’s saddle. It’s like having my car in … Continue reading