On the Easter Long Weekend, we did our first S24O trip!  If you haven’t heard the term before it is an abbreviation for Sub-Twenty-Four-Overnight (translation: a trip under 24-hours, with an overnight stay). If you like to follow our tracks, check below Tsawwassen To Salt Spring Island Find your way down to the BC Ferries […]

Airlines are pretty inconsistent with the way their policies treat bicycles.  WestJet. and Air Canada are the two major airlines that operate in Canada. A comparison of their policy shows discrimination against folding bicycles by Air Canada but fair treatment by WestJet. I’m about to fly to head to a wedding in Toronto and adding […]

Working while dreaming of the bike tour, and saving those pennies is never easy.  It’s never easy to be stressed out at work and wanting to leave.  It’s never easy to say no to things because it means saying yes to future dreams. Based on several people’s opinions, my boyfriend and I are saving up […]

Spring is around the corner.  Yesterday we reached daylight savings time – the herald of spring – as light grows longer. It was a sunny Saturday, so we headed down to the Seattle Bike Expo.  Like all expos go, it was several different booths.  Half of the booths were selling trips and tours.  The other […]

So the word from Bike Friday is that “the stem can work loose over years of use” on their Tikit and is a safety concern.  This would explain why perhaps on my first impressions on my first test ride of the Tikit, I felt the stem was weak.  It did notice the 2012 TIkit had […]

I picked up a Brompton SON Dynamo (QVHDYNSET-SON) from Clever Cycles a little while ago and ran into a few snags before I actually will get to mount it on my bike. If you’re planning on doing this, please note the following. The $550 USD price tag only gets you: SON XS Dynamo Built wheel […]

On Sunday I took a trip down to Seattle and stopped by Montlake Bike Shop to test ride a Bike Friday because it’s the top running candidate for my world hitchbiking tour on a folding bike. Not only did they have Bike Fridays, but is also a Brompton, Dahon and Tern dealer for those of you that want to shop around. […]

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