When we were planning our recent family bike tour, one of our big decisions was whether to use a bike trailer to carry one or two children in or to just use a cargo bike at home.
After seriously considering a bike trailer, we ultimately to just use a cargo bike instead. Here are some we considered in our decision.
Continue reading Cargo Bikes vs Bike Trailers
I made this little video about an electric cargo bike camping trip I took with my family:
Early May, 2005
I got several positive looks and comments as I pulled my full loaded recumbent bicycle out of town. With the trailer and bright yellow pannier covers, it was hard to miss.
“What did you pay for that?”
“What IS that?”
Along the route, I got the opportunity to try out a loose dog defense technique I’d read about. I squirted the barking booger in the face with my water bottle when he got close enough. The dog did in fact stop immediately, as confused as anything else.
Continue reading Notes from my first bicycle camping trip