How Many Grocery Items Can You Carry on Your Bicycle?

I am not suggesting a competition. I am just curious if people who exclusively use their bicycles for transportation shop daily, a few times a week, or weekly. (If someone only goes grocery shopping once a month I definitely want to hear from you!) My new plan to shop daily for all the food needed…

Less Waste Equals Less Waist

Monday this week started something new in the Morgan household. After cleaning out the refrigerator on Sunday I made a bold decision. We waste too much food. A normal store visit would mean buying food for several days, stocking up on staples, and filling a cart to the brim. What then happens is a few…

Friday Reminded Me To Make Time For Play

It is so much fun to take time off from the usual day to day. This past Friday Tom and I decided to spend the day doing whatever we wanted. On those days the vintage cruisers come out of the garage! Audrey Blue was rolling like a dream. What could be more FABULOUS! Didn't leave…

I Say No to Bicycle Helmet Laws

The helmet debate can be a hot topic like most discussions about bicyclists. And…surprise…I have an opinion about the subject. Whether you choose to wear a helmet or not is a personal choice. We don’t need another law regulating our personal or moral choices (See how well the War on Drugs, Dry Counties, Prohibition past,…

Why As A Bicyclist I Refuse to Look Like a Traffic Cone

While I commend advocates and advocacy groups for organizing workshops about road safety; I abhor when they include telling the most vulnerable users they have to dress like traffic cones! Why not have workshops where you educate all users of our roads, people driving, people walking, and people biking about the rules and of the…

Re-Usable Grocery Bags For When Riding My Bicycle

I have been slowly collecting accessories and tools that will start to make riding my bicycle every day a reality. My latest find is re-usable, easy clean, compact grocery bags. Now I can still use my own grocery bags when shopping and forgo the plastic without the bulk of my traditional shopping bags. And…they come…

New Bicycle App Found: Bike Computer | Rubber Tire Adventures

Always fun when I find new bicycle apps to play around with! Haven’t had a chance to use it yet, but as I say in this post I will update everyone once I use it. (It syncs with Strava which is a bonus). via New Bicycle App Found: Bike Computer | Rubber Tire Adventures

Money in Bicycles an Interview

Bicycle tourism is big money these days. Jim Sayer talks about the economic benefits bicycle tourism holds for cities and counties. via There’s money in those bicycles | MTPR

International Winter Bike To Work Day in North Idaho

Today is International Winter Bike to Work…for some that still means 70 degree weather and it is no big deal. But, for those of us that live in the North or places that actually receive snow, riding is not always a choice people make. I am normally one of those people! I decided though that…