The Rain Wear

October 25, 2017

How to stay dry in drizzling rain, do not break the bank, and look presentable on and off the bike? Uniqlo Blocktech Parka keeps out cold wind, rain, and snow. Design allows to wear a light down jacket. Uniqlo even recommends it for riding a bike! Wanna indulge into Goretex? Arc’teryx Codetta is a brand’s favorite.

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About front-mounted bike seats

August 29, 2017

As for any bike seat, we looked for protection and confort. OGK front mounted chid seat offers headrest and temporal protection – it provides support when the child falls asleep the head leaning on the side. Kids love the hand rest as they feel like co-pilots holding on to the bar and ready to ring […]

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Splashguard

July 18, 2017

Let me introduce you SuperHubby, this wonderful guy who has been sharing my life for more than a decade. SuperHubby rides a SingleSpeed with no Splash Guard (= plenty of chances to get his clothes covered with mud and to sweat climbing hills). My family bike is equipped with mud guard and chain guard. No […]

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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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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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