Sleep Dog worked hard. I had a particularly tough assignment for the large stuffed animal and I wasn't sure he was up to the task. I stood next to our bakfiets cargo bike, knelt down and asked my 16-month-old daughter Therese her opinion: "Are you ready to
I was nervous about giving up my car in Richmond, Indiana and heard that Wayne had been car-free for ten years. I invited him out to lunch to hear about his experiences. He accepted, but his experiences weren't what I expected. I braced myself for the horror stories.
There are likely roads in your own community that you suspect are already wide enough to accommodate a bike lane– They just need stripes to mark the lane. You can check road widths yourself by using a measuring wheel, found for about $25 on E-bay. A measuring wheel measures distances
A twin-sized mattress can be carried on a bike by using the Bikes-at-Work Trailer. If you need a bike trailer just temporarily, you may get lucky and live a city where one might be rented or borrowed. Call your local bike shop to ask around. In the photo above, I
Plenty of bike advocates will recommend against biking on sidewalks, but at the same time will recommend biking on multi-use paths. Both are often next to roads and intersect with roads. So what's the safety difference between biking on a sidewalk on a multi-use path? Other similar bike
My kids have consistently behaved better when we are cycling, whether they are three or thirteen. Even if we aren't getting along great at home, our bike trips together tend to go smoothly. Here's my parenting theory. Just as video games engage by providing a series
I found myself driving my car a short distance to work because I had it. The car was easy. I drove it when it was very hot, or very cold, or very rainy, even though I could have walked or bike the same distance. In an “Aha” moment over cereal