Trying #coffeeneuring again this year. Given the amount of bike riding and coffee drinking I do this should be a no-brainer. Starting this morning at Caffe Frascati with cargo bike #coffeeneuring with my favorite cargo:Read More #coffeeneuring 2017
3.5 miles is always worth it to grab coffee at the always-great Bel Bacio. Super easy bike parking + easy access to Guadalupe River trail.Read More Cargo Bike Coffeeneuring
Some time ago I was Just Riding along solo in an extremely quiet part of my neighborhood–I mean so quiet there’s people that actually let their children bike and play in the street–when I was nearly clobbered by an inattentive driver coming at me from the right side of a T-junction. This part of the […]Read More Near-Miss Incident Report: The case of the no-look swerver
This post has more questions than answers. Specifically, there’s one question and no completely answers: Two kid helmets and one adult helmet with a reflection of our table The dilemma: A. Chaperoning 4.5 cubic feet of helmet along with kids, bags, and other cargo: Chaining the helmet straps all together (an ok idea with two, […]Read More Family Biking: What to do with all these helme(n)ts?
This is the rockin’ new Bakfiets, a Workcycles Kr8: A box bike, in a box. I picked it up in Santa Clara and got some strange looks on Trimble on my way to the Guadalupe Trail. I immediately used it to haul some dog food and beer: Additional bike carried as a lifeboat And made […]Read More Our awesome new bike and I broke it but I fixed it
Not San Jose related, but check out http://www.vbikesolutions.org/–they’ve got a ton of great info and an awesome FAQ addressing the kinds of things I get asked about a lot.Read More Cool site – promoting everyday bicycling and electric assist
Recently tried the “Oxford Junior Top Tube Child Seat” on the Secret Service. Ordering and delivery were as easy as always (even from Amazon.UK). Installation took more than a few minutes despite having all the available tools. Top tube Seat, Yepp Maxi, and Weird Green Effects What I liked: Relatively inexpensive; My son got to ride up front on “the […]Read More Secret Service + Top Tube Seat = Interesting concept but not for me