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…