The Paynes are a one-car family, and they rarely use that one car. In addition to their own bikes, they have a beautiful bright red bakfiets (box bike) called Ruby that makes carless family travel pretty painless. Its wooden box provides the space of a small car trunk, without having to pay for the gas.
"I love my bike. It's awesome," says Jenn Bernat.
I couldn't agree more. I love to see her riding around town with her kids.
On the morning of Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015, I had the priviledge of interviewing our new mayor, John McAlister. My three goals in talking to him were to find out about a conference he attended in Austin last year, to find out where he stands on cycling issues, and just to get to know him a litlte better. I liked what I learned.
Meet Ann, Wouter, Katie and Sebastian!
Helena stopped by to visit me a couple weeks ago with her husband Jeff and their two sets of twin girls. Helena wanted to show me their new vehicle.
After caring for their young set of twins at home for a few years, she is going back to work, so her family needed a second car. But instead, they opted for the new Edgerunner Family bike by Xtracycle! I had to go down and see...