To Bakfiets or not to Bakfiets, That is the Question...
LA Bike Mom skipping the school carpool drop-off line on the Urban Arrow. Should you buy a really expensive bike with a big bucket in the front and an electric motor that helps you pedal? First, answer these questions: Where are you planning to ride and for what purpose? How many kids do you have & what are their ages? Do you like sweating? Do you have a car or could a bike replace it? Second, check out humofthecity since she has the most comprehensive, unbiased reviews of ca
A Baby on a Bike
Using a conservative estimate, I have driven at least 220,000 miles in LA traffic. Assuming that I averaged 30mph (Yeah, right), I have spent approximately 7,333 hours in driving purgatory. That is 183 full time (40 hour) work weeks stuck in traffic. I have thus far lost at least 3.52 YEARS of productivity inhaling the exhaust of the car in front of me while listening to CD's from the nineties that still sound new to me. Until I did the math this very minute, I had no ide