Even as we were deep into home quarantine, it became clear that our family of four was going to need a lot of masks for school, work, athletics, and other limited interactions, or I was going to have to do… Continue Reading How to make a mask from a bicycle jersey
Steve and I really, really, really like bikes. We ride them and occasionally race them. We take them on day trips, long weekends, and on vacation, both in the winter and in the summer. We wear bikes on our clothing,… Continue Reading When you like bikes more than your teens do
Preparing the head out with a friend for her second-ever ride on her new mountain bike, she texted me an important question . . . “what are you going to wear?” Or, more specifically: “I’m wearing a t-shirt. Which is… Continue Reading What I wear while riding and why – Mountain bike edition
There is a moment when talking to new riders, or our children, when the topic of clothing comes up – usually starting with the questions “do I have to wear spandex?” or “can’t I just wear regular clothing?” The answer,… Continue Reading What I wear while riding and why – Road bike edition
Hunting season is here, which means it’s a good idea for riders to add a little extra color to their wardrobe before hitting trails. (Click here for information and dates from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts). Adding brightness will not just… Continue Reading Ride Safe During Hunting Season
Inspired by our trip to Europe, and following Bike Shop Girl on Twitter, I took the Scott Sub Active eRide demo home from the shop, and for the past month, have been using the bike to commute to and from… Continue Reading Commuting by e-bike
For those following us on Strava or Instagram, you may have noticed we have a new riding companion – Daisy, a two-year rescue we welcomed to our family in September. A high energy girl with an athletic physique, Daisy came to… Continue Reading Riding with Miss Daisy Continue Reading Riding with Miss Daisy
The one question that is heard most at any cyclocross race is some variation on . . . “What’s your pressure?” The answer is going to depend on a variety of factors including whether you are riding tubeless or tubular;… Continue Reading Ask the Bike Guy: What’s Your Pressure? Continue Reading Ask the Bike Guy: What’s Your Pressure?