Bike Ready Fall Fashion

Fall Fashion Bike

Someone turned the switch on fall here in Seattle. I’m already planning out my look as the weather cools down and biking gets a little less glamorous. Here is the first round of inspiration for bike ready fall fashion. 1. I live in cropped black trousers, they are easy to dress up or down and [...]

Bike Style | Camo and Flowers

Summer Bike Style

Let’s talk about mixing styles, textures and colors! I love the styling from this shoot, riding around in a white lace dress, Doc Marten boots, camo jacket and floral headband, perfect for late summer bike style. Image via Byfanny.se  

Reflective Jewelry

The Seattle Art Museum asked me to host a DIY event last weekend and it was a perfect opportunity to make some reflective jewelry, just right for women that bike. In addition to climbing rope bracelets adorned with reflective tape and bright color thread, the afternoon was all about TASSELS! These turned out so well [...]

Around Town with Iva Jean

Shot in Seattle’s Pioneer Square neighborhood, Ashley wears the Iva Jean Reveal Skirt, Daily Blouse and Two-way Reflective Vest as she takes in a sunny bike ride and coffee with friends. Video by Kent Colony, art direction by Ann DeOtte Kaufman, model Ashley Chanel Robles.  

Biking with Kids | Kidical Mass

Biking with Kids | Kidical Mass by Bike Portland

Kidical Mass is the perfect way to get started biking with kids. It was started in April of 2008 in Eugene, Oregon, by Shane MacRhodes in an effort to get more kids and families excited about riding. He also wanted to put together a little event to celebrate Ted White coming to town (creator of, Return [...]

Kids Bike Seats

Kids Bike Seats

Adding a bike seat may be the easiest way to get started riding with your kids. Whether you prefer to have your little one in front or back, there are plenty of options. Since we don’t have as much experience, we’ve pulled these recommendations from experts Joanna Goddard of Cup of Jo, Madi Carlson of [...]

Biking with Kids | Interview with Madi Carlson

Madi Carlson of Family Ride | Biking with Kids

It seems that being the primary caretaker can be a huge barrier to biking for a lot of women. So this week, it’s all about the kiddos. Madi Carlson of Family Ride is one of the most inspiring women on wheels in Seattle, making most trips (all over the city) with two little ones in [...]

Soma Buena Vista Mixte

Soma Buena Vista Mixte Frame

I stopped in to my new favorite bike shop, Back Alley Bike Repair the other day and spent a few minutes chatting about valve caps (why people keep stealing mine and why they are not really necessary) and most importantly, I got the soft sell on the Soma Buena Vista Mixte. Made in California, the [...]