Repost: [LOABkw] Tools of the Trade via Waterloons

This summer I’ve enjoyed Chris Klein’s series called Life on a Bike (LOABkw) from Waterloons. One of the earlier ones is a classic how-to, which I’m reposting with permission follows. Thanks Chris! [LOABkw] Tools of the trade Posted by Chris Klein Life On A Bike in KW is a series of posts about Chris’ attempt to get as much done as possible on two wheels, while Erin takes the car out of town to observe birds. How cycle-friendly is KW? Erin is now at Rock Point, banding birds. I am officially car-less. More or less. For instance, I booked a car rental for the weekend after … Continue reading Repost: [LOABkw] Tools of the Trade via Waterloons

First Uptown Bike & Shine was a blast

The first annual Uptown bicycle Show and Shine was a blast.  A diverse crowd of bikes and every owner had a great story to share about their bicycle. A few shops from the area were present; the kind host was King Street Cycles, Eastside Cycles, The Fix and Backpeddling. They were all laid back and their love for all things bicycle was on display. You can’t help but admire their passion. I wish there had been a place for commuting, there were a number of classic cruisers but the commuter was not one of the bicycles being celebrated on this night. … Continue reading First Uptown Bike & Shine was a blast