Travel: Favourite Places to Go for a Bike Ride

Travel: Favourite Places to Go for a Bike Ride

There are so many wonderful places in the world to ride a bike. Often we get caught up thinking of certain cities in Europe (rightfully so), but there are so many more offerings around the world to consider. This post explores some well known and lesser known locales....
Winter Riding Techniques

Winter Riding Techniques

Ever wonder what it’s like to ride your bike in wintery conditions? Snow, ice, snirt. It’s not much different than your every day commute, just a little bit more, um, interesting. Here are some winter riding techniques that will help you master different...
Bike Riding with Babies

Bike Riding with Babies

There is not a lot of information available on the internet that addresses bike riding with babies. Nor is there a lot of common knowledge in North American society. There is, however, a good degree of extreme conservatism mixed with some fear mongering about how you...
Winter Ride: Calgary Winter Tires

Winter Ride: Calgary Winter Tires

Need something that can handle the aftermath of a Chinook? In Calgary, winter tires are a necessity. You can get away with using a 3-season tire, but your performance, safety, and confidence will soar with a winter-specific tire that has studs. Studs are where...
Winter Ride: Canadian Winter

Winter Ride: Canadian Winter

Canadians talk about the weather. A lot. We exclaim, complain, and use it as an excuse, which is entirely ridiculous because we are a winter nation, yet the majority of our population refuses to accept — let alone embrace — a well known fact: winter...
Family Bike: The Ultimate Bakfiets

Family Bike: The Ultimate Bakfiets

Since we have n+1 cargo bikes, I often get asked this question: Which one is your favourite? And, well, it is a really hard question to answer. I think that there are three variables which influence my answer: Do you ride year round? Do you plan on using the cargo...
Reflection

Reflection

I forgot how much work it is to set up a new blog. And yet, here I am. I am doing this because I want a place to write without thinking about growing it in to something. I just want it to be. To be a place for me to learn and share what it is like to ride bikes with...
Holiday Gift Guide: 2017 Family Biking Edition

Holiday Gift Guide: 2017 Family Biking Edition

Holiday gift guides abound at this time of year and it is tricky finding the good ones. Since you are reading OHAW, chances are you are fairly active and like to get outside, so I’ll help you out a bit by sharing my ideas on great gear for families that like to...
Winter Ride: Biking Gear for Cold Weather

Winter Ride: Biking Gear for Cold Weather

There are five bits of specialized biking gear for cold weather that help keep this cargo biking mom rolling year-round. While I have several years of experience commuting daily in damp and wet Vancouver winters, this is my first season of (multiple) daily commutes in...

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