I ran into a friend the other day who was despondently heading home via bus to then get his car to pick up his daughter from a school about a mile from his home. He’d bike but they have an intensely tight bike parking situation that doesn’t allow for even the smallest of cargo bikes.
It’s raining! It’s wonderful, though it makes the logistics of parenting more complicated. I used to hate biking in the rain. But I’ve learned to love it — to a certain point. I’ve tried driving or taking my kids to school by MUNI in the rain, and it is always far more time consuming, frustrating —
If you’re just starting your cargo bike search, it’s exciting to discover the huge number of bikes that are available. It’s easy to get lost in hours of clicking around, taking in all the options. You’ll find all kinds of eye candy on Kickstarter and Craigslist, or popping up on your Ad feed. And gee is Google translate
My kids have gotten really into My Little Pony as of late. I’m actually pretty happy about this because I was super into these dolls when I was their age, and the rebooted series is surprisingly good. But given that I am a co-founder of a family biking business, which I think about nearly non-stop,
Date night … Sounds fun in theory, but so hard to actually do. Finding a time that works for both people, plus a sitter, plus figuring out where to go and what to do. It ain’t easy. But so worth it when you do pull it off. So, assuming you’ve found a date and sitter, here are