Category Archive

alternative transportation

Do you wish you had kept your car — or does car-less life ROCK?

People who have owned a car, but decided to get rid of it: what was the transition like? What do you do if you have an emergency or need to run to the store in the middle of the night? How do you haul large stuff around? And most importantly: do you regret the decision… or do you love it?

Dorky middle class girl learns to cruise a longboard, gains zero street cred

I needed a longboard. Like, for years, I felt a very compelling need for a cruiser. They called to me, until I finally took the plunge and bought Cloris. Even though I’d never ridden a board in my life…

What you need to know about safe urban biking — and general effective bike use

Many people (including me) are initially intimidated by biking through city traffic. Urban biking can be safe when done right. I can help you make your bike commute safer, smoother, and faster. Let’s ride!

Make it easy to use bike-centered transportation

Bicycling brought me together with my sweetie, Timo, and we were car-free when we got together. Here’s how we make it easy to depend on our bikes.