FAUX REAL THO

Category

Bikes

Biking With Google Maps

A couple of summers ago, my beau and I biked through Chicago from Logan Square to the Chicago Botanical Garden and back. It was a magical day: perfect weather, great company, and a lot of adventure.  We didn’t have any maps… Continue Reading →

Biking and Feminism: “I belong on the road.”

I’ve been very fortunate that I haven’t had some of the aggressive interactions with drivers and pedestrians that others have had — mine have been limited to cat calling and the traffic incident that inspired my petulant “red dress” campaign. … Continue Reading →

Riding Bikes With a Teenager

There are so many pieces out there about riding with young kids, but not many about riding with older kids, so when I started riding with my older child, a young teenager, I felt like we were on the steep… Continue Reading →

Riding Bikes with a Toddler

If you’ve considered riding bikes with a toddler, you know the needs and options for outfitting yourself for a ride can be overwhelming. When wee Baby Cletus turned about a year old, I located a helmet that fit her head… Continue Reading →

Great Local Business: Virtuous Cycles

I’ve had the occasion to visit my local bike shop on several occasions this year, and have been blown away by the fine people at Virtuous Cycles. Their business model coordinates new and used bike retail business, cycling and cyclist… Continue Reading →

I spotted these folks riding their quadricycle to the grocery store the other day in West Lafayette. It was quite a contraption — a four-wheeled, two-person bicycle hauling a long trailer behind it.┬áIt looks like you can get a four-wheeler… Continue Reading →

Bike Stuff and Ticket Sales

I’m pretty excited about this one. Today Think Lafayette started ticket sales. Our first event is sponsored by Bicycle Lafayette, a national dinner and movie screening tour that will take a stop in Lafayette this May called “Dinner and Bikes.”… Continue Reading →

© 2021 FAUX REAL THO — Powered by WordPress

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑