Category Archives: Bike Commuting

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

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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

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23 this morning, with a little wind

I haven’t done one of these in awhile. Helmet, fleece piece over my head and ears, wool bandana around my mouth, acrylic scarf, REI lightweight synthetic baselayer, wool sweater, long wool striped gloves from Ibex, Woolrich wool knickers, Ibex wool … Continue reading

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When life gives you windchill, make frost beards!

You wake up in the morning, smear some Nutella on a donut and wash it down with some almond milk.  (Don’t judge me.)  The cats are fed, it’s still dark out, your balaclava and mittens are on the radiator from … Continue reading

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Minneapolis <3 Winter bike commuting

Yet another publication recognizes Minneapolis as a rad place to bike… in the winter! The article from Metaefficient names Five “Top U.S. Cities For Winter Bicycle Commuting”. Minneapolis, Minnesota Heralded by Bicycling Magazine as America’s most bike-friendly city, Minneapolis has seen success … Continue reading

Posted in Bike Commuting, Winter Biking

Not that you asked, but this is what I’m wearing today

This is the exciting time of year when you can say, “Today was the coldest day this winter!” everyday. This was my coldest commute since March!  And I was ready.  How about you? My chic attire for a 19 (with … Continue reading

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Discovering more peaceful routes

I recently read on Let’s Go Ride A Bike that Dottie was “In Search of the Most Peaceful Commute.” Every once in awhile I bike out to my doctor’s office in St. Louis Park.  I pretty much use the same … Continue reading

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