While we haven't blogged in a while, it isn't because of a lack of everyday adventure. Since October 2021 Toothless has been attending daycare and I have been back at work. This past winter we had an elevated risk of avalanche so every time we planned on heading out snowshoeing, we kept getting hit with … Continue reading Routines are great for kids but tough to blog about
We periodically go on bike rides to the park and back. I think we typically bike 5km each way, so around 10km total. Yesterday I decided to ride with Toothless to Avalon Dairy to return some bottles. We have accumulated a lot since our local grocery store stopped accepting them due to the pandemic. While … Continue reading Biking 30 kms with Toothless
After installing the car seat in our cargo bike, I realized that our panniers would not be large enough to carry groceries if we needed to grab groceries with the baby on board. We have some panniers but we always end up carrying items on top of our rack or in a backpack when riding … Continue reading Bike Gear: Cheap Panniers
Surprisingly, we started getting parts within days of ordering them. The tires came from the US within two days. The lock within three days. Now we are waiting for the rest from MEC. Maybe I can install some tires this weekend... But oh gosh do these tires actually have tread! The ones on the bike … Continue reading Box Bike: And the parts start to arrive..
Since we are expecting a child in October, and the COVID19 pandemic has really impacted public transit, we decided to go ahead and buy a cargo bike. We have been looking for a while and built a big spreadsheet of different models and costs, but in the end it is all about opportunity. There aren't … Continue reading Box Bike!