Winter Ride: Keeping Kids Warm

Winter Ride: Keeping Kids Warm

In winter, my 6 year old is still a fair weather cyclist and her 3 year old sister is always a passenger. We ride every (week)day, save for the odd day where we have had uncharacteristically heavy snowfalls for where we live, in Calgary, Alberta. As such, going on 7...
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

Home > Blog   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...
Biking with Babies

Biking with Babies

Home > Blog   There is not a lot of information available on the internet that addresses biking 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...
Winter Ride: Calgary Winter Tires

Winter Ride: Calgary Winter Tires

[wpseo_rodiereadcrumb]   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...
Winter Ride: Canadian Winter

Winter Ride: Canadian Winter

Home > Blog   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...
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 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...

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