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Why I Didn’t Mind Holiday Shopping – Cause I Have a Bike

Why I Didn’t Mind Holiday Shopping – Cause I Have a Bike

So now it’s January and the holidays are behind us – always a sort of bittersweet moment in time, time when I think back over the blur of the holidays.  I was crazy busy like everyone else, and I had one Saturday afternoon late in December to get the final rounds of my shopping done. […]

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A Fish That Does in Fact Need A Bicycle

A Fish That Does in Fact Need A Bicycle

While Hurricane Irene was barreling up the East Coast of the United States over the weekend, we had beautiful blue skies and sunny days both Saturday and Sunday here in Chicago.  Great days for riding your bikes in the city. We had a few errands to run in Old Town on Sunday, so we grabbed […]

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Are Those Basil Saddle Covers Really Waterproof? Yes!

Are Those Basil Saddle Covers Really Waterproof? Yes!

Andrew and I rode our bikes to the store this morning and when we came out of the store to load up our bikes, the first downpour of the day had begun. There sat my Omafiets in the pouring rain, wearing her new saddle cover.  All winter I’ve been using a plastic bag, but I […]

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A Beer & Grocery Run Omafiets-Style

A Beer & Grocery Run Omafiets-Style

There’s just something about loading up Oma with all sorts of stuff that makes me proud.  I’ve put an entire case of beer (bottles) on the front before, but this was a slightly new challenge. And it worked just fine.  I made a run to the store before some friends came over, and we were […]

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A New and Improved Dutch Bike Reference Page

A New and Improved Dutch Bike Reference Page

Just letting everyone know that I spent some time over the weekend updating the Dutch Bikes page on this blog.  Since I started this blog last year, I’ve met a lot of other bike bloggers who write about Dutch bikes (which I wrote about in an earlier post) and learned a little more about the bikes […]

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Using the Beer Rack on My Omafiets As It Was Intended

Using the Beer Rack on My Omafiets As It Was Intended

We finally had some snow instead of ice here in Chicago, got a light dusting this morning.  It was just enough snow to make everything look a little pretty again, but not enough to really mess up the streets, especially since the temperatures are holding steady in the mid-teens. I had some errands to run […]

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Saturday’s Snowy Errands No Problem for Oma

Saturday’s Snowy Errands No Problem for Oma

Sorry for the drop-off in posts at the end of the week, but we were experiencing some technical difficulties here at the house of Ding which left me without access to my laptop or any photo drives or external devices of any sort. That meant my planned posts would have had no pictures. Mr. Ding […]

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