Fancy hi-tech gear review: the Brompton Basket. I like it. Basket showing packing cube of commute essentials and a cooler bag for shopping As Mumford so eloquently put it in “Technics and the Nature of Man” (Technology and Culture, Vol. 7 No. 3 (Summer, 1966)): Even in describing only the material components of technics, this […]Read More Brompton Basket Review
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