100 posts on BikePortland

I just wrapped up my time as BikePortland.org family biking columnist. Writing the weekly column has been a blast. I’ve profiled biking families in Portland, promoted kid-friendly events (lots of Kidical Mass PDX events, but other stuff, too), and written about just about everything imaginable. Here are links to all my posts in one spot!

  1. Family Biking: Madi Carlson, signing off – 2019/11/19
  2. Family Biking: Kids + leaves = fun! – 2019/11/13
  3. Family Biking: Gladys Bikes’ Saddle Library is the place to go for mom butts – 2019/11/05
  4. Family Biking: How to fit two tweens on a family bike (the end) – 2019/10/29
  5. Family Biking: Thoughts on carrying tweens and biking less – 2019/10/22
  6. Family Biking: Two tweens on a family bike (part two) – 2019/10/15
  7. Family Biking: Intersections are scary, until you wiggle around them – 2019/10/08
  8. Family Biking: Join us for the Kidical Mass Pumpkin Farm Ride – 2019/10/01
  9. Family Biking: Frog Bikes are a quality, lightweight option for young riders – 2019/09/24
  10. Family Biking: Volunteer for new middle-schooler community rides – 2019/09/17
  11. Family Biking: Here’s how to ace Walk + Roll to School Day – 2019/09/10
  12. Family Biking: Two tweens on a family bike (part one) – 2019/09/03
  13. Family Biking: Food cart pods are almost the perfect spot for bikes, kids, and pets – 2019/08/27
  14. Family Biking: Go beyond parks and campgrounds with these bike camp hacks – 2019/08/20
  15. Family Biking: The ABCs of a summer bucket list – 2019/08/13
  16. Family Biking: Time to start planning your bike-to-school route – 2019/08/06
  17. Family Biking: You can’t go home again, but bicycling helps – 2019/07/31
  18. Family Biking: Reassuring relatives about biking with baby – 2019/07/23
  19. Review: ‘Motherload’ film gives cargo bikes their due – 2019/07/16
  20. Join us for ‘Motherload’ film screening and bike parade this Thursday – 2019/07/09
  21. Meet Skip Spitzer; a carfree, climate-change-fighting, single dad – 2019/07/02
  22. Family Biking: Oxbow Regional Park is a great bike camping destination – 2019/06/25
  23. Family Biking: Join Kidical Mass for a weekend camping trip to Oxbow Park – 2019/06/18
  24. These summer bike camps still have a spot for your kid – 2019/06/11
  25. Family Biking: How to Pedalpalooza with the little ones – 2019/06/04
  26. In front, in back, or at your side? Where should kids ride? – 2019/05/28
  27. Family Biking: We all fall down – 2019/05/21
  28. Feeling the strength of moms on Mother’s Day – 2019/05/14
  29. Grab the kiddos and get ready for the Gorge Pedal – 2019/05/07
  30. No school on Bike to School Day, let’s rally with ‘Red for Ed’ instead – 2019/04/30
  31. 300 people turned out for the annual Kidical Mass Easter Ride! – 2019/04/23
  32. Family Biking: Join us for the annual Kidical Mass Easter Ride – 2019/04/16
  33. Family Biking: Here’s how to bike to the cherry trees in Waterfront Park – 2019/04/02
  34. Review: Surly’s ‘Big Easy’ smooths out family biking and cargo-hauling – 2019/03/26
  35. Family Biking: A tire pumping primer – 2019/03/19
  36. Family Biking: First impressions of the Surly Big Easy electric cargo bike – 2019/03/12
  37. Family Biking: Author and illustrator Alison Farrell comes to Storytime March 10th – 2019/03/05
  38. Family Biking Column: My recap of the Worst Day of the Year Ride – 2019/02/27
  39. Carfree travel with kids: Taking the family around L.A. by transit – 2019/02/26
  40. Biking through Vancouver BC’s protected intersection – 2019/02/19
  41. How to throw a winter bike-to-school party – 2019/02/12
  42. Family Biking: Learning to ride a pedal bike – 2019/02/05
  43. Family Biking: No, you don’t need an e-bike (but you’d love having one) – 2019/01/29
  44. Family biking profile: For the Kurtens, the right bikes helped them go carfree – 2019/01/22
  45. Join the family biking fun at Kidical Mass planning meeting – 2019/01/15
  46. Family Biking: Join us for a new ‘Storytime’ event series – 2019/01/08
  47. Family Biking: Share your new bike stories! – 2018/12/27
  48. Family biking profile: A new(ish) rider and her toddler take to the streets – 2018/12/18
  49. Family Biking: Beyond mama bear rage and toward healthier responses to bad drivers – 2018/12/11
  50. Family biking: Our annual tree-by-bike tradition – 2018/12/04
  51. Saddle height hints, ballast before babes, and other tips for settling into family biking – 2018/11/27
  52. Family Biking: Come join us at Cranksgiving – 2018/11/20
  53. Family Biking: Get ready for puddle season – 2018/11/14
  54. Family Biking: Let’s (not) talk about safety – 2018/11/06
  55. Family Biking: Beat winter blahs with a plan to pedal more – 2018/10/30
  56. Family Biking: How straps can unlock your bike’s carrying capacity – 2018/10/23
  57. Family Biking: How to get Halloween night right – 2018/10/16
  58. Family Biking: What’s your favorite rain gear? (I asked my kids too) – 2018/10/09
  59. Family Biking: It’s bike-to-pumpkins season! Here’s where to go – 2018/10/02
  60. Family Biking: Time to plan for Walk and Roll to School Day – 2018/09/25
  61. Family Biking: Can’t ride? What’s your backup plan? – 2018/09/18
  62. Family Biking: Join us for Kidical Massive this Saturday (9/15) – 2018/09/11
  63. Family Biking: A bike light primer for the approaching season – 2018/09/04
  64. Family Biking: How was the first day of school? – 2018/08/28
  65. Family Biking: Get ready to bike to school – 2018/08/21
  66. Family Biking: Sidewalk cycling can be a savior – 2018/08/14
  67. When moms escape: Tackling the unpaved Trask River Road route to the coast – 2018/08/10
  68. Family Biking: A cautionary tale of kids riding too-small bikes – 2018/08/07
  69. Family biking profile: Elizabeth Decker has rediscovered the fun – 2018/08/01
  70. Family biking: What type of infrastructure is important to you? – 2018/07/24
  71. Family biking profile: Sara Schooley is sure you’ll like e-bikes too – 2018/07/17
  72. Family biking profile: Kathleen Youell moved to Portland to live carfree – 2018/07/10
  73. Family Biking: Preludes to pedaling their own set of wheels – 2018/07/03
  74. Grab the kids, load up your bike, and cool off at a local watering hole – 2018/06/26
  75. Family Biking: Make this the summer you pedal to camp with the kiddos – 2018/06/19
  76. Finding a family-friendly Pedalpalooza – 2018/06/13
  77. Family Biking: Taking kids and bikes on MAX light rail – 2018/06/05
  78. Family biking profile: Ali Reis and her daughter Lark – 2018/05/29
  79. Sunday Parkways is perfect for families: Here’s how to get the most out of it – 2018/05/22
  80. Talking about family biking (and why I want to share your stories) – 2018/05/15
  81. On the exhaustion of motherhood and why I want to bike with other families on Mother’s Day – 2018/05/08
  82. Snacks, shade and seven other ways to make this your best spring ever – 2018/05/01
  83. Bluetooth speakers and a “Rolling Jackass”: These are a few of my favorite things – 2018/04/24
  84. Here’s why more Portlanders don’t bike with their kids – 2018/04/17
  85. My first Ladd’s 500 – 2018/04/16
  86. Humans, bike maps, and of course, Google: How to choose family-friendly routes – 2018/04/10
  87. Come to the Kidical Mass planning meeting and help us build an all-ages bike network – 2018/04/03
  88. A big, all-ages turnout at annual Kidical Mass Easter ride – 2018/04/02
  89. What prevents you from biking with your young children? – 2018/03/27
  90. Family Biking: An introduction to Kidical Mass in Portland – 2018/03/20
  91. Where to buy used kids’ bikes in Portland – 2018/03/13
  92. Biking with the family dog – 2018/03/06
  93. Tips for tackling toddler helmet hesitancy – 2018/02/27
  94. How to keep little bike passengers cozy in the cold – 2018/02/20
  95. Here’s how I’ve carried my kids by bike for the past 10 years – 2018/02/13
  96. Partying on the Worst Day of the Year Ride – 2018/02/12
  97. Introducing our new Family Biking column by Madi Carlson – 2018/02/06

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