Why buy handmade?

Jessie and the Ready Bag

We don’t have to sell you on the merits of the bicycle as transportation—you’re here. You’re already in the choir. But maybe you want to hear us preach on why you should buy from us instead of off the shelf at your closest big box store. You worked hard for your dollars. Why spend a few … Read More

Uphill ain’t always bad

Jessie silver bike and mural

Wow.. ok, then. Just like that another month is almost gone. That was fast. But… NEWS! You see, now, it’s serious. I’ve just moved into a salaried position at Pack’s Tavern, downtown, and now the incomparable Jessie Shires is officially Bike-Ready’s First full-time employee. W00T! We are both very excited about this change, but boy … Read More

What’s he building in there?

putting the puzzle pieces together

Bike-Ready is just two people. Two people with some pretty good ideas, smarts, and chutzpah—and day jobs. The biggest compliment we’ve received from folks who have seen our bags is a question: You made this? The second biggest compliment we’ve received is also a question: When do I get to buy your stuff? We love … Read More

It’s the journey, not the destination…


  Thank you so much for stopping by and checking out Bike-Ready! We have been working hard to get this beast up and running, and the above thought about journeys and destinations seemed appropriate given all the delays and obstructions we’ve encountered. Bike-Ready is hammering out some bags and other goodies as you read this … Read More

Coming Along


Welcome! It’s terribly gratifying to have you here, though we’re a little sheepish that we don’t have our “real” website to show you quite yet. The design work is done, the programming is going on as we speak, and, boy howdy is it beautiful. But like most other things in this startup adventure, it has … Read More