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New Bike Helmet – To Sticker or Not?

New Bike Helmet – To Sticker or Not?

I recently bought a new bike helmet – another plain, white one. The big question is, do I cover it with stickers or leave it alone?

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Sundresses and Step-Through Bikes

Sundresses and Step-Through Bikes

Long sundresses are my favorite thing to wear in the summer, and step-through bikes are my favorite bike to ride anytime, and they make for a great combination.

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Bike Bags, Bike Bags & More Cool Bike Bags

Bike Bags, Bike Bags & More Cool Bike Bags

I saw a lot of bike bags recently at the Chicago Bike Swap, which you can read about in the follow-up post that I wrote.  I started doing a little research, especially since I’m looking around for a new spring-ish bike bag/purse to tote around on my Dutch bike, and the easiest way to keep […]

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Reviewing the 2012 Yuba Go-Getter Bags

Reviewing the 2012 Yuba Go-Getter Bags

We finally got our hands on the 2012 Go-Getter bags from Yuba Mundo, made to fit their long-tail cargo bikes. The old version of the bag was great, and the 2012 version is even better.

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Bike Winter is Coming – Winter Gear Made an Appearance This Week

Bike Winter is Coming – Winter Gear Made an Appearance This Week

Once the time changes here in Chicago there’s no doubt that winter is on it’s way. The calendar says it’s late in the year and when it’s dark at 5:00pm you just know that it’s time to dig out the hat and gloves and gear up for winter. Until this past week though, it hasn’t […]

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The Bike Shop Closes and My Bike Falls Apart

The Bike Shop Closes and My Bike Falls Apart

Well.. OK, not really. But it was impeccable timing on the part of my Omafiets. She’s  a year old now and I guess it was time to be feisty.  Lets also be honest though – I am hard on my bike.  I’m not a small rider – I’m 6ft tall and built like the Midwestern […]

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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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