I think I have a name for my new bike: Hoss. People under 40 probably won’t understand the reference. It’s even old for me except that I watched too much … Continue reading Crying through My Fair Lady and Hoss
A few months ago I bought another bike but didn’t tell anyone because I’ve been too scared to ride it. However necessity prevailed today because we had to be on … Continue reading The Beast
We’ve had Busby our bakfiets for almost 5 years now. He has been a fantastic investment and I’ve got so much use out of him. However for the past couple … Continue reading Cargo bike options for older kids and adults
Before I go to bed each night I read the #cycling Twitter feed. There’s some good stuff there. Here are some of the things I’ve seen recently. I thought … Continue reading Some cool things from the #cycling Twitter feed
We’re having a party this evening and I ordered Marks and Spencer catering which I collected this morning. The lady in M&S asked me how far away my car was … Continue reading Party preparations!
I had a request for a photo of myself cycling in my tartan skirt. Ben took this pic today. I love my skirt so much. It’s like wearing a woollen … Continue reading A tartan skirt on a bakfiets
I got myself a poncho for cycling in the rain to keep my knees dry. Otto London make some really nice ones and I got the clear Festival Poncho which is … Continue reading The condom poncho
This trailer for a documentary about the cargo bike movement makes my eyes all watery but in a happy and hopeful way. I relate so much to what the narrator says … Continue reading Cargo bikes are the future
We ran out of biscuits today which was potentially disastrous. My choice was either to bake some biscuits or cycle to Newton Dee to buy some more. Of course the … Continue reading A rainy autumn day on the bike path
On three separate occasions in the past month, pedestrians have called out to me asking for an ice-cream as I cycle by. Does Harald look like an ice-cream bike? Harald: Pashley … Continue reading Ice-cream or kale, anyone?
I rode the kids to school in Busby today for the first time since March this year. Since then I’ve been cycling Harald each day. Here’s a photo of Busby followed … Continue reading Bakfiets vs Butchers and Bicycles cargo bikes
I was cycling the kids home from school this afternoon and just made it to the top of a hill when a young man shouted out in a very exuberant and “look, there’s … Continue reading Fitness goddess
I’m not happy with my new bicycle. This is hard for me to admit because we spent so much money on it and humans have a tendency to justify expensive decisions … Continue reading Bicycles and number twos
We were cycling through the centre of Aberdeen earlier and I was feeling great: the weather is perfect, people were staring and smiling at us thanks to Harald (my bike) … Continue reading I’m so cool … not
My new bike has a name: Harald after Harald Hardrada. We’ve had a fantastic day. I spent several hours in the garden this morning. Our garden is amazing and I … Continue reading Harald
My new bike arrived today. I could barely sleep last night I was so excited about it. It’s a really gorgeous bike and as you can see in the next … Continue reading I’ve got a new bike
The school playground saga continues and we’re in the process of getting several quotes. Companies that install new playground equipment offer a no-obligation design and quote service and I met one fellow … Continue reading Flatland
I am so close to ordering a new bike. I have been lusting after a new bike for ages and ages now and finally I’ve decided what I want and … Continue reading I’m getting a new bike!
Originally posted on Edinburgh Cycle Chic:
“You can’t carry big loads on a bicycle”, Really? This box wouldn’t easily if in back of a medium sized car, you certainly could…
The kids had my iPhone in the bike on the way home from school today and unbeknownst to me were taking photos with it and even a little movie.