Have you ever wondered to yourself: Why are useful bikes so expensive? How is the human transport movement going to catch on if the only cheap bikes are crappy 60-pound dual-suspension 27-speeds? I, for one, have had this persistent dream that Walmart would carry a cheap steel Chinese utility bike. I'm thinking 26" wheels, huge tires, [...]
A while back we wrote about Momentum: The Magazine for Self-Propelled People. Now they have competition. Bicycle Times, published by the makers of Dirt Rag, are now covering the same urban/utility/transportation/everyday cycling we cover right here at Bike Michiana. I noticed Issue 2 today on newstands at the Notre Dame Bookstore, so it must be everywhere. [...]
A couple of moms have asked on the Bike Michiana Google Group about riding with kids. It struck me really hard that I don't know anything about that! So I join them in asking you: what are some recommendations you've found useful for riding with kids?