Intermediate Pedal Parenting: What We’ve Learned So Far

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Little Oil turned three the other week! We first took to the wheel together on her first birthday, so while she turns three as a Human, she turns two as a Velocipedian. Two years! I’d say…

Beginner Pedal Parenting: Potty Stops!

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This setup only works for a single rider, a Pedal Parent needs to be more creative. Here’s another item to add to the “Bikes Win!” column, for any of you who are unconvinced of Pedal Parenting’s…

Beginner Pedal Parenting: “That’s So Epic”

I get the impression that parenting doesn’t usually involve all that many strangers spontaneously offering up compliments. I am apparently an awesome Dad. At least, according to twenty-somethings in a band on line at the Co-Op….

Beginner Pedal Parenting: part 4, How Toting a Toddler Brings Back Cycling Adolescence

Hi! For the last couple of days we’ve been talking about some of the ways that adding kid-hauling to my cycling lifestyle brought me back in touch with my Inner Beginner. Some of the newbie biker…

Beginner Pedal Parenting: part 3, How Portaging One’s Offspring Conjures A Cyclist’s Primalest Fears

Hi! For the last couple of days we’ve been talking about some of the ways that adding kid-hauling to my cycling lifestyle brought me back in touch with my Inner Beginner. click here for Beginner Pedal…

Beginner Pedal Parenting: part 2, How Carting Kid Stuff Rekindles the Concerns of A Newbie Cyclo-Commuter

Welcome back! The other day I started a series of posts on how becoming a Pedaling Parent can reintroduce even an experienced cyclist to their Inner Beginner. click here for Beginner Pedal Parenting: part 1, How…

Beginner Pedal Parenting: part 1, How Hauling an Infant Returns One to Cycling Infancy

our first test pose. eventually, this kid would become the expert bike poser you know. do not attempt a bareheaded bike pose outside of your home. A year and a half ago, when I first put…