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Bike & Hike

I got to go on a little smudge of a bike & hike the other day.  Nothing strenuous, but I found myself on the coast in Mendocino county for a...
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Trees by Bike

My younger brother is in town.  On his very first day in Portland we joined up with Friends of Trees, loaded up the trailer and planted trees around the neighborhood. ...
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New Colors, New Names

I've got a new name for the business - NorthSt bags.   For those who don't know, the name comes from the street I grew up on in Vermont.   I remember...
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Bike Swap

For those who missed it, here's a little recap from the Bike Swap.  The Sandbox Studio was packed to the gills with vendors selling, trading and talking about bikes, bike...
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Grocery Panniers

These bags are very simple.  It's a grocery bag that you can attach to your bicycle.  It's a bit more durable and weather proof too.  I bring these into the...
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Hip Pouches

Is it cool to call them fanny packs yet? Nifty colors and simplistic functionality, these are great for when you only need a wallet, your keys, maybe a small book.  ...
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Cradle to Cradle

I just read this fantastic book, and I wanted to share some thoughts.  The book is Cradle to Cradle by William McDonough & Michael Braungart.  They propose a new industrial...
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