Setting out for foreign lands on a bike tour is always exciting… especially when leaving on two wheels from your front door. Cass talks us through the first part of his family holiday to France, including the logistics of getting there by bike, train, and ferry.
We ask Harriet Pike about how it feels to ride a bicycle whilst 41 weeks pregnant, both to work and with her son Fitz on weekend outings to the park. And, we find out how a city’s burgeoning bicycle infrastructure has played a key part in where she has chosen to settle down with her family.
We talk to artist and illustrator Rebecca Kaye (designer of the 3 Mile Ride logo), about the creative process that has seen her fabulous work adorning the banks of Paris’ Seine River, as well as Howies T-shirts, the pages of Boneshaker Magazine, and in the UK’s Bristol Bespoke Bike Show.
In this edition of Cycling Cityscapes, we head out on a bike tour that links colorful murals to coffee shops to destination bike shops, using Tucson’s bicycle infrastructure. A GPX file is available to download.
Do you need a little extra cargo space for your city bike or day bike? How about creating your own small saddlebag for general riding duties? Inspired by making use of scraps and offcuts, Mike shares a step-by-step process to make your own, easily modified to suit your needs and the materials you have to hand.
Problems parking? In an ongoing plight to go car-light and inject some fun into his day to day commutes, Cornishman Mike Hayes shares thoughts on his new investment, Surly’s off road cargo bike, the Big Fat Dummy.