Category: By Bicycle

EcoGrrl-icious

Gorgeous week, with the weather cooling a bit to give us a break before next week’s heat wave puts us in the mid 90’s (ugh!). Fortunately, my hubby and I have several basement projects to work on at home and as for the garden, we stopped by Goodwill and picked up a whole bunch of sheets to lay over our…

The EcoGrrl Interview: Martina

Martina is an incredible individual I’ve recently gotten to know here in the community. As a managing partner of the Southeast Portland bicycle store Clever Cycles, she has built an incredible business and served as a well-known cycling advocate and leader in the community, with a special emphasis on getting women and families on the road!  What or who inspires…

EcoGrrl-icious

Busy.  Six weeks til Thanksgiving.  Excited. We’ll just leave it at that.  * Turn your Mason jar into a french press with The Portland Press. * Where I’ll be today: the Regional Livability Summit, with featured speaker Adewale Troutman.  Equity, sustainability, health, and more = perfectly fitting so many of the issues that matter to me. * Hell yeah, the…

Bike Grrl Review: Skirt Garter by Bird Industries

OK, so a while back I let y’all know that I finally treated myself to the super cute lookin’ skirt garters for biking by Bird Industries, so after a couple of road tests, I thought I’d report back my experiences… PROS: * I will definitely say that these garters are a nice protective backup to keep yourself from being overly…

By Bicycle – Version 3.0

After a January that left me the victim of not one but BOTH of my bikes being ripped off via a garage break-in (that interestingly enough did not result in the loss of my then-roommate’s bikes…) the week before my birthday, last month I finally got my new baby, or as we can technically call it, version 3.0. It’s an…

Rotten Friday – Bike Thieves Suck

Well, I ran out of my house to hop on my bike and go to my Friday yoga class. Only to find out my garage had been broken into (cut through the metal holding the lock) and BOTH my bikes were stolen. (And my cordless power tools). I have lived without a car for over four years and my bikes…