Bikes

Which R&M cargo bike for you? Load vs. Packster 60 vs. Packster 80 (and a peek at the Packster 40)

We recently sold our car at about the same time I started a new job that means we need me and T to each have a bike capable of carrying both kids so that either of us can handle getting them to and from childcare. We considered a bunch of options, including the Bosch Spicy…… Continue reading Which R&M cargo bike for you? Load vs. Packster 60 vs. Packster 80 (and a peek at the Packster 40)

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6 months, 2000+ miles, and learning to ride in the rain

We had the BodaBoda through a winter in Eugene. While I still rode it back and forth to the coffee shop for dissertation work it didn’t get very much use with the kids during the rainy months. I’d pop them on for trips to the park on days that weren’t rainy but it was hard…… Continue reading 6 months, 2000+ miles, and learning to ride in the rain

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Another 2 months – 1500 miles with the Packster 80

Over four months of ownership. More than 1500 miles ridden. A pretty big milestone for me given I don’t think I’ve ever put that many miles on any bike I’ve owned. I’ve upgraded the pedals and seatpost, added additional seating and a rain canopy, fine tuned my riding technique. I spend most of my time…… Continue reading Another 2 months – 1500 miles with the Packster 80