Category Archives: Make It Yourself

Get Your Bike Ready for Spring

Who’s ready to ride? I know my spirit is ready to get out on the bike, but my bike needs a little love to get ready for the road. This Saturday in Amherst, Gabor has announced his Neighborhood Bicycle Resource … Continue reading

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Getting You & Your Groceries Home Safely

Going out for a leisurely bike ride is one thing. But how do you get the stuff of life done on your bike? I mean, you’ve got things to carry, right? You can stuff things for work in your backpack, … Continue reading

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You Can Take It With You

Your bike is a workhorse, waiting to take you and your stuff where it needs to go. Judging from letters to the editor in our local newspaper, many people think of a bicycle as just a play thing, a toy … Continue reading

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Rainy day two-fer tip

On my first tour, my friend Billye and I were riding one rainy day along an absolutely gorgeous road in Vermont.  Despite the clouds, we could still see lovely reds, yellows, and  oranges in the tree lines of the distant … Continue reading

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Fix it up

People here in Northampton use bikes for more than recreation. There are many businesses which use bikes to make deliveries of various types. One of my favorite is Pedal People run by my friend Ruthie Woodring and her partner, Ben … Continue reading

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