The craziest bike outfit

July 18, 2017

In 30 years a bicycle riding I have had tried many outfits, but this dress was probably the craziest: the jellyfish print, the shiny silk fabric, the asymetrical zip and the fluffy sleeves. It was surprisingly comfortable to ride though. I should have taken a selfie, but I found Jennifer Connelly, wearing the same dress, […]

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Secure your bike seat

July 18, 2017

A little lock comes handy to secure your bike seat and discourage crooks. I keep it permanently attached to the seat post, and occasionally use it to secure helmets or bags I do not want to carry them with us.   

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Lock it

July 18, 2017

Kaeru bikes are equipped of frame lock on the back wheel. You do not have to carry a huge chain lock around your waist ( if you want to wear a Balmain chain belt, this is your choice). And yes, it is the same key for the battery lock. To secure the bike around a […]

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Happy like a Danish on a bike

July 18, 2017

Flying Tiger Copenhagen carries many cheap n cute bike accessories. It is no surprise since Flying Tiger originated in Denmark, where capital Copenhagen is the most bike friendly city in the world. “The Danish people are among the happiest in the world, and maybe the frequent use of bikes contributes to this!”

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Like a Parisian

July 18, 2017

Visiting Paris anytime soon? Monoprix, the citymarket praised by the Parisiennes, has a bike accessory line. $26-35 printed rain ponchos with reflective bands in adult and kid size, $20 repair kit, you can stack souvenir gifts for your bike loving friends. https://www.monoprix.fr/bike-e17-1380079

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Bill Cunningham: A bike and a camera

July 18, 2017

In Japanese “KA-E-RU” means come back home. Some people carry lucky amulet for safe come back home in Japan. We believe bike transportation is more enjoyable with safe and convenient bikes designed for city lifestyle. Dress as usual, come as your are, and transport yourself, your kids, your cargo with Japan quality and design bikes.

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Kiddos’ favorite rain outfits

Rather than waiting for the bus, we ride our Mamachari happy under the rain. Japan has a rain season and bike’s battery and drive unit are made to resist to humidity and to break with 2 kids on board. Thanks to chain guard, fenders we are protected as much as possible from projections. Kiddos favorite […]

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Wrap it

Simple things change everything. Take a bike cover for instance. It keeps your seat and child seats dry on rainy days, because nobody wants to walk in the office/school/playground with a wet patch on the bottom. When Spring comes, it shields your bike from dust and pollens, and in hot Summer, it protects from sun […]

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Rain Alert!

Is a PVC rain poncho a fashion faux-pas? How to keep dry and figure out to combine bike/rain/office attire? I figured out there was only one way to go: dramatic entrance and humour.  Say “ TA-DA” and remove the poncho to unveil an impeccable dress. For Bike expo fashion Show, I tried on Cleverhood rain cape. Maybe […]

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Chin Up!

After some practice it gets easier to fit a helmet on a giggling 1 y-o. With little boy, we say “ chin up” as a code, to prevent pinching his tender skin.  Uvex has a unique system of Button-press closure with just one hand that prevents tender skin nips. Color variants “monkey- car -pony – […]

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Bike spa

Family bikes of Kaeru are equipped with chain guard. This said, all bike chains collects some dirt and need a chain clean up once in a while. It does not mean you have to get your hands dirty. Rockn’ Roll GOLD is the best product ever. It cleans and lubricates simultaneously. It is not greasy […]

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The helmet makes the hair perfect

In 15 years of bike commuting  I always asked hair dressers to cut my hair in a way I just have to wash and go. Bob, pixie cut?  The helmet makes it perfect.

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