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Things that can be carried on a bike (#724)…

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“There is no machine known that is more efficient than a human on a bicycle.”

~Bill Nye

To read Bill Nye’s short essay, Why I Bike, and from where this quote was culled, click here.

To see more in the Things That can be Carried on a Bike series, click here.


On the bike: $47 in groceries.

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Things that can be carried on a bike (#720)…

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Well, the title of this post–and likely some in the future–could be changed to, “Things that can be carried on a normal-sized bike.” (But what is normal?) This is my newish bike and so far love zipping around on it and am still making modifications, which will lily be ongoing. As one who likes to be able to carry things with him, I attached a basket to the rear rack, and purchased a wider front rack, to which I’ve temporarily attached another basket (soda crate) so I could use the bike to grocery shop.

With this said, on the bike: $67.00 in groceries.

Things that can be carried on a bike (#718 & #719), and a couple words…

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#718 (above)…Twenty six framed photos on their way home from a show. Interestingly, in all the times I’ve transported photos to-and-from shows by bike I have only broken the glass on one frame (and it was because of my own carelessness).

#719 (below)…A brand new bike! Yup, I bought another one. A Surly Troll, which I’m pretty excited about. But more on the bike in a later post. What is interesting about this photo is that I am actually towing the bike back to the bike shop as the chain broke on it (after only three days of riding). The chain is repaired but I find it interesting that when I need to carry the big stuff or heavy stuff or long stuff I still go to my decade-old v3 Yuba Mundo. The old work horse.

Urban Simplicity.