Archive For The “Long John” Category

Wipeout!

By | June 30, 2010

I finally did it – I got over my fear of biking on the Queensway and took the kids on a leisurely ride to Sunnyside Park. Before we left, I loaded up the long john with picnic blankets, food and drink and all the other stuff you need to leave the house for more than […]

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One Less Car

By | May 31, 2010

Just a quickie today. Got my membership package from the Toronto Cyclists Union a while ago – but just got around to putting on my bumper sticker this morning. Looks good eh? Went out for a ride this morning, and had to stop at a construction site for a few minutes. I must have been […]

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Wobble, Wobble, Wobble, GO!

By | April 20, 2010

I sincerely hope I did not scare anyone out of cargo bike ownership with my previous post, and my comment on the wobbliness of start-ups. The fact is, it ain’t that bad. The wobble is entirely a function of how much weight you’re hauling, and no matter where we go, the four of us add […]

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Hauling: Groceries

By | April 19, 2010

Last week I had to do two grocery runs. Not bad, considering I’m feeding six here, and going to the store by bike. I took a couple of pictures after one of my trips, because the novelty of the situation is pretty amusing to me. The first trip I managed one large bag, plus diapers, […]

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