I have been blessed with good hair and bad temper genes. If you interrupt me to to discuss the former while I am trying to stop my groceries from spilling all over the road, you will likely trigger the later.
Here’s what happened. As I was packing up my bike with a huge load of groceries, I hear a voice:
“Is that your natural hair?”
I look up [...]
When reviewing my week last week I realized that I had used almost every single one of my go-to transpo solutions for getting from here to there in Toronto. Not such a big accomplishment if you own a car (which I don’t), or never leave home (which I do), and last week was very busy.
Seemed like the perfect time to do a round up! (and why n [...]
Painted and ready for touch ups. — Originally uploaded by LexnGer
The bike is now painted with Tremecoat hammered charcoal and in 90 minutes
I’ll see just how good a taping and masking job mom and I did.
Touch ups and then basket time!.
Loving the lexification of my bike!
Bike – first round of customization done — Originally uploaded by LexnGer
Picked up my new bike from the shop this morning.
I took it into Cycle Solutions on Parliament which is good, close and employs our cousin Patrick, a great combination of features in a bike shop. I got a full tune up and new lock-on grips (which are is th [...]
Drowning my no-bike woes! — Originally uploaded by LexnGer
In a Cuppugiro (upside down cappuccino) and couple of mini biscotti… whilewatching one cyclist after another bike happily by and tease me with theirability to roll.I wanna roll like that!
Two weeks ago, we were working our asses off. My primary joy in each day was waking up and cycling to our new office, and at the end of the day getting on the basketmobile and cycling home. I love biking in the morning when the tree-lined streets are dappled with sun and the birds are singing, and again late at night when the empty stre [...]
Originally uploaded by LexnGer.
I just got a note saying this photo was a Photo of the Day on BikingToronto.com.
[I'd feel less bad about it all if I hadn't joked about Joby being a kid-equivalent. Geeze!]
So while attaching Joby to my bike, he broke. Seriously! A leg snapped right off
while I was bending it around my bike handle… you know like they show on Joby.com and the packaging where it’s wrapped around a rope or railing.
When inspect [...]
Show us your favorite mode of transport. Submitted by NomDeCocon.
The Basket Mobile for dry.Kayaks for wet, (I don't have a picture of the Littlest Aardvark to show you, so these are a couple from the Mather's Island fleet.)
Now I’m home, my days are a little less photogenic, so I’ll be moving to 4WayWeeks.
Last weekend, we spent plenty of time on our bikes, yay! This included heading down to Harbourfront to check out the “Quay to the City“.
For a kilometre, one lane of Queen’s Quay was transformed into a bike path lined with ge [...]