To market, to market

grocery shopping with bicycle pannier

While biking to work gets a lot of attention, it’s not the only way to incorporate bicycle travel into your everyday life. We’re big fans of the quick neighborhood trip—to the pub, the library, the coffee shop. Doing your shopping by bike takes the neighborhood outing to another level—getting your groceries home under your own power adds … Read More

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

It ain’t just about the commute

photo credit Bike Federation WI

Walker Angell’s got a great piece over at Streets MN that really made me re-evaluate how I talk about cycling, particularly to those who don’t ride. He points out that there is a real, hard limit to the number of people we can expect to take up bike commuting, but that there is near-limitless potential … Read More