Category Archives: Why we bike!

Girls Biking to Work blog

New Minneapolis blog, Girls Biking to Work, is becoming a favorite of mine.  Written by Grease Rag friend Stephanie, the blog is thoughtful and practical about biking, and arriving looking fabulous.  I wouldn’t describe Girls Biking to Work as a “cycle … Continue reading

Posted in Bike Commuting, Friends, Introducing

Happy Bike-versary, Eleonore!

We all start somewhere. ONE YEAR AGO TODAY: I learned how to ride a bike. April 17, 2011. Which really means: I learned how to fly. I guess I should just admit: I’m really damn proud of myself and excited … Continue reading

Posted in Benefit, Events, Friends, Party, Why we bike! | 2 Comments

MBC Happy Hour Discussion: Engaging New Cyclists

April 17th, 6-8PM The Republic 7-Corners 221 Cedar Ave. S. I am pleased to announce that Grease Rag will be speaking on a panel with Full Cycle and Cycles for Change about “Engaging New Cyclists,” in a happy hour discussion … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Why we bike! | 4 Comments

Lucette Gilbert

I am not posting this video because Lucette Gilbert is a “little old lady” on a bike.  I’m posting this video because she is a woman that rides her bike for fun and transportation, and because I like her attitude! … Continue reading

Posted in Bike Commuting, Video, Why we bike! | 2 Comments

Singletrack Sistahs Facebook Group (mtb)

There’s a new Facebook group of women that mountain bike together called Singletrack Sistahs. First ride at Theo is April 9 at 4p! First ride at Hillside is April 10 at 6! 2012 all-girl group rides: (beginning this spring) Mon’s … Continue reading

Posted in Friends, Group Ride, Introducing, Just for WTF, Mountain Biking | 2 Comments

I Am Proud

Lowrah asked a wonderful question during Grease Rag introductions last week: what are you proud of (and it doesn’t have to be bike-related)? It’s much easier to answer the question “what are you not proud of?” There are a lot … Continue reading

Posted in Thinking out loud, Why we bike! | 5 Comments

Mindful of the Gender Gap

“2012 is shaping up to be a big year for women on bikes.” Jonathan Maus, of bikeportland.org, took the words right out of my mouth. I feel exactly the same way about the solid trend focusing on the bicycle “gender … Continue reading

Posted in Thinking out loud