Pandemic · Parenting

COVID vaccines for the Under 5 set: What do we know?

A little background before we get into the important content of this post. While I mostly write about bikes and things related to biking, I’m a scientist, with a background in the evolution of antibiotic resistance and a PhD in Bioinformatics. I’ve mostly sat on the sidelines through the pandemic, because there are usually other…… Continue reading COVID vaccines for the Under 5 set: What do we know?

Bikes · Pandemic

Long term review of the Packster 80 and some recent updates

The Packster in the motorcycle trailer for the trip to Seattle the day I picked it up in May 2017 We’ve had the Packster 80 for almost 4 years now. In that time we’ve put >8000 miles on it and it’s been at times my only bike, and at others a bike that I only…… Continue reading Long term review of the Packster 80 and some recent updates

Bikes

Goodbye Bike Day and some thoughts on longevity of electric bikes

We sold our Load 60 this week. With the third kid joining our family earlier this year it wasn’t quite the right bike for us anymore, even though we did still use it a fair bit. We aren’t buying another cargo bike to replace it right away. It’s not in the cards right now financially…… Continue reading Goodbye Bike Day and some thoughts on longevity of electric bikes

Bikes · Parenting

Adventures in bike and transit commuting: breast pumping edition (A review of the Willow breast pump)

This post is going to talk a lot about breastfeeding, pumping, and specifics about my breast/nipples/nursing+pumping situation. It’s rather personal territory, and less bike related, than most of what I talk about here but I think it’s important and I’m excited about having had the chance to try this product. More than most of my…… Continue reading Adventures in bike and transit commuting: breast pumping edition (A review of the Willow breast pump)