Beyond the Helmet

I recently came across the Twitter account and blog, “Beyond the Kerb,” written and illustrated by a very funny and poignant fellow in the U.K. Go follow him. Here are two great recent tweets with illustrations commenting on helmet laws. “I think that went rather well.” pic.twitter.com/wSSLDp1MKT — Bez (@beztweets) December 8, 2015 “Oh, that’s…

The Industry

Cascadia has many small bike manufacturers, apparel, and other companies. Portland & Willamette Valley Seattle & Salish Sea Vancouver, Victoria & British Columbia Portland & Willamette Valley Bikes Ahearne Cycles Argonaut Cycles Bantom Bicycle Works Belladona Cycles Bike Friday Breadwinner Cycles Certnitz Bicycles Cielo Cycles Circa Cycles Co-Motion Cycles Papillon DiNucci Cycles English Cycles Hufnagel Cycles Icicle Tricycles…

Blogs for Inspiration

If you’re new to biking in Cascadia, you should start following a few of the best bike reporters and authors the region has to offer.  Here’s where to start: Cascadia Bicycle Paper Bike Bis OutdoorsNW Portland BikePortland Seattle Seattle Bike Blog, for all bike advocacy news as well as general bike entertainment and industry updates. Velocity (Seattle P-I)…

Join your community

There are so many great ways to plug into Seattle’s bicycle community. You probably already know the obvious institutions, but there are many others too.  Join a bike community that fits your style. Family Biking. Seattle’s family biking community is strong, led by Madi Carlson’s enthusiasm and Davey Oil’s G&O Bike Shop in Greenwood. Familybike Seattle holds…