Tag Archives: family biking

Fiona is home + Donate to the March for Babies in her name

Fiona came home a little more than a week ago after 85 days in the NICU. She is doing great. She’s so brave and so strong. She’s already been through more intense medical care in her three months of life … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments

A big effort is underway to save G&O Family Cyclery after the Greenwood explosion

NOTE: G&O Family Cyclery is not only a Seattle Bike Blog advertiser, but co-owner Davey Oil is a close friend. He even officiated my wedding (and was amazing). I note this for disclosure, but also to emphasize that this shop … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged , , , , , , | 26 Comments

Sound Transit says ‘No’ to cargo bikes on light rail, families push back

Nap time happens when nap time happens. For families who get around town on larger kid-hauling bikes, transit can be a lifeline. Get trapped across town when the clouds open up? Nap time arrives with miles left to bike? Kids … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged , , , | 46 Comments

20/20 Cycle owner plans Central District electric cargo bike shop: Electric Lady

Alex Kostelnik built 20/20 Cycle out of little more than a couple maxed out credit cards and a serous desire to create a bike shop in the Central District focused on getting any old bike rolling again. Perhaps more than … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments

Must Listen: NPR features family cycling and biking to school

Biking to school is national news. NPR ran a big feature this morning focused on how families in America have to schedule all their exercise, since day-to-day life includes so little physical activity and many neighborhood streets are not safe … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

FamilyRide: S.U.P.E.R. B.O.W.L. themed (sort of) kids’ bike event Sunday

Editor’s Note: Expect more posts from Madi at FamilyRide to appear on this blog going forward. We’re still working on a title for her new column. Staff Family Cycling Expert? Family Cycling Correspondent? Vote or suggest your own title in … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Attention Seattle biking parents: Take this survey!

Cascade Bicycle Club and Bike Works have created a survey to better understand the needs biking parents in Seattle. Whether you already bike with your kids or would like to start, help them out by taking their short survey. Your … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Attention Seattle biking parents: Take this survey!

Bike Works launches new groundbreaking family biking projects

Bike Works has hired longtime family biking guru Morgan Scherer to lead a new series of adult programs aimed at making it easier for people to find a family biking solution that works for them and to provide classes for … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged , , , , , | 7 Comments

Banning children from bike seats is bad politics

Local and state lawmakers in Washington, hear this tale of warning from Oregon: Don’t propose a ban on children in bike seats. An Oregon legislator, Mitch Greenlick, has proposed a bill that would make it illegal to carry a child … Continue reading

Posted in news | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments