#4 Balance Bikes

I had been discussing a balance bike for kiddo #2 with B for quite some time now.  I was also wondering if I could simply remove the cranks and wheels from kiddo #1’s bike and create the same thing. If you are not familiar with the balance bike.  It is basically a small bike, sometimes […]

How do you transport a family of four?

Hand me down pink helmets and bicycles (tri-cycles?) built for two. This is how we rode to the Lincoln Park Fest this past weekend. G and B ride the tandem while the boys are on the mountain bike and baby seat. All in all not too shabby. I am convinced that G and B on […]

Aiee! A mountain is following me!

Aiee! A mountain is following me! Originally uploaded by beuk Baby G went to Daddys office today. A bike ride, an elevator ride, in the 101 and a look from on high at Toys R Us and all the fountains at the same time. What fun!

Chinese Medicine vs. Wet Hair

It is raining again in Taiwan. So? Its an island. It rains all the time, but today this means G comes home with wet hair. I don’t care, I love it when she runs down the hall and gives me a big wet hug. While we were discussing the days events (baking bread, singing songs, […]

Taipei Cyclists Getting Fined

The news this week reports that Taiwan “has stalled a proposal that would see cyclists in Taipei City fined for carrying passengers or riding at speeds greater than 15kph” NOTE This is for CYCLISTS. NOT the scooter seen here. Some of the offenses include: NT$180 (~$6USD) for failing to install brakes, lights and bells. NT$300-$600 […]