A Case for Baskets, (A Basket Case?)

Baskets! Oh boy, baskets! Let us all cheer for baskets. Let us cheer out loud for all baskets! For tiny fake rattan baskets for bringing our dolls. For big ole’ wicker baskets for toting our pups!…

EdgeRunner! EdgeRunner! EdgeRunner!

Xtracycles. I am a big fan. A big, big fan. A big, HUGE fan of Xtracycles. I love the longtail platform and the FreeRadical frame extendo kit so much and appreciate what it has brought to…

Another Visit to Portland, City of Bikes: Part Two: Clever Moms!

Previously, on Riding on Roadways: Last time I told you about an amazing trip that Tyler and I took to Portland, …where we spent the morning visiting with my friends Elly and Joe. Elly… …and Joe….

Another Visit to Portland, City of Bikes: Part One, A Splendid Time is Guaranteed for All

Back to Flatland! Tyler was right when he pointed out that even in 43 degree weather at midnight, every time we looked down a long (flat!) Portland Street we saw a rider. Every time, every block,…

Front Racks. Metal.

Amazing. Pic from the FANTASTIC tumblr blog Fuck Yeah Weird Bikes I like cargo. I like racks. I like Porteur Racks. Those are those large-ish, flat racks one sees mounted on more and more handlebars and…

Spotted in the Wild Roundup

I am sooooo behind on filling you in on all of the wonderful bike events we’ve been to in the last month! It’s actually kind of amazing how much bikey/ personal news there has been to…

Boltbus is Not All That Nice

Roll Bus Roll, by Jeffrey Lewis and the Junkyard Read no further if entitled brats whining about a lack of wifi bothers you. Okay, you were warned. I might have mentioned once or twice that I…

the Crane Brass Suzu: What a Bell!

I love this cockpit. Here’s a picture from the cockpit of Wheelio. “Cockpit” is the word that some pretentious cyclists, (myself, for example) use to mean, “Everything I can reach from my seat.” I like the…