Things That Can be Carried on a Bike (#569)…and a few words

On the bike…a gym bag full of wet clothes, and an order of bean curd and mixed vegetables. With the “big thaw” happening right now (the temperatures finally broke the freezing mark, at least temporarily) it was the first time I have ridden the Yuba in more than a month (because the Torker has theContinue reading “Things That Can be Carried on a Bike (#569)…and a few words”

Things That Can be Carried on a Bike (#569)…and a few words

On the bike…a gym bag full of wet clothes, and an order of bean curd and mixed vegetables. With the “big thaw” happening right now (the temperatures finally broke the freezing mark, at least temporarily) it was the first time I have ridden the Yuba in more than a month (because the Torker has theContinue reading “Things That Can be Carried on a Bike (#569)…and a few words”

Things That can be Carried on a Bike (#561)…and a few words

On the bike…a case of red wine, a gym bag full of wet clothes, and about $100 in groceries. A few words…It’s interesting, I think, of some people’s reaction to carrying stuff on a bike. I’m so accustomed to it that I sometimes–often–forget that this is not the norm for mainstream America. Earlier today thereContinue reading “Things That can be Carried on a Bike (#561)…and a few words”

Things that can be Carried on a Bike (#557 & #558)

#557 (above)…Construction debris on its way to a dumpster. #558 (below)…$110 in groceries, sundries, and dog food. Urban Simplicity.

Things That Can be Carried on a Bike (#555)

A Camera bag. A new book (this one, which I’m really excited about). Two new pairs of pants. Eight wood panels measuring 2ft by 4ft each (two full sheets of 1/2inch plywood quartered), and four 6ft boards. Urban Simplicity.

Things That can be Carried on a Bike (#554)

A case of red wine. Four slices of hot pizza. $112 in groceries. A second bike.Urban Simplicity.

Things That Can be Carried on a Bike (#553)…and how to go Christmas shopping on a bike in the cold rain.

On the bike…Christmas presents. How to go Christmas shopping on a bike in the cold rain…bring heavy plastic trash bags with you to wrap purchases in. Bring a plastic tote to carry items in. Even if you think the tote will not leak it likely will (it did)…hence the plastic bags. Accept that you willContinue reading “Things That Can be Carried on a Bike (#553)…and how to go Christmas shopping on a bike in the cold rain.”

Things That Can be Carried on a Bike (#552)

Two boxes of food on their way to a local food pantry. Urban Simplicity.

Things That can be Carried on a Bike (#548 & #549)

#548…Crates and boxes of food on their way to a food pantry. #549…A Christmas Tree. Urban Simplicity.

Things That can be Carried on a Bike (#544) and a view from my handlebars on a crisp autumn night

On the bike…A gym bag containing wet clothes. A large plastic box containing groceries, sundries, and red wine. Sixteen 2x4s. The view…From Elmwood Avenue looking towards Buffalo’s West Side at sunset. Urban Simplicity.

Things That can be Carried on a Bike (#542)

Four new shirts. Three new pairs of pants. A new pair of shoes. A large bag of dog food. Two jars of peanut butter. Ten pounds of whole wheat flour. Urban Simplicity.

Things That Can be Carried on a Bike (#540)

A few groceries. A gym bag full of wet clothes. The rear wheel off my Torker Cargo-T (having a spoke replaced at the local bike shop), and also general maintenance…a cold, windy, rainy day is a great bike repair day. Urban Simplicity.

Things That can be Carried on a Bike (#539)

A camera bag. A book bag. Two large boxes containing smaller boxes of food on its way to a local food pantry. A third box containing a gallon of olive oil, 5lbs of whole wheat flour, a dough rising bucket, and three freshly baked loaves of Ezekiel Bread. Urban Simplicity.