I Bike YOW

I work on Laurier Avenue.  And eat out a lot on Laurier during the week.  I wanted a way to show to businesses that I didn’t drive to get to their shop. Or need to park. In fact, I’d hazard a guess that no one has ever bothered to do a visitor survey to find out how their customers get to their businesses.  But that kind of information is overrated.  Especially when anecdotal evidence gets you in the newspaper.  Feel-ology.  It’s a new science we’re perfecting in the city. So, I had some buttons made…

Pedal pefect: The Basil Jada Shopper XL

Over the holidays I treated myself to a girly (but sensible) new bike.  For the last 12 years in Ottawa, I have been riding the same orange mountain bike around the city and it was starting to show its age.  That orange bike was one of my first purchases when I moved to Ottawa - it moved wherever I did, to Sandyhill, to various points in Centretown and finally to Centretown West.  It crossed the Portage Bridge for many years, back and forth, back and forth to work at Eddy Street.  In my university days,…