Category Archives: transportation

Cuddling Up With Winter

It’s dang cold. Butt-cold, Nathan calls it. Solid weeks of never climbing beyond single-digit degrees Fahrenheit here in icy Saint Paul. But over my many years surviving Minnesota winters, I’ve learned a thing or two and thought I’d share some … Continue reading

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The Dutch Reach

Now here’s a good idea for drivers to avoid “dooring” bicyclists. A simple shift in how you open the door when you park your car. This would be a good habit for everyone who drives or rides in a car to adopt … Continue reading

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The Open Road

In golopomo life, green living, healthy choices, saving money, and overall zest for life often come together like a package deal. I’ve found this to be true especially in my latest efforts to do more errands by walking or biking, … Continue reading

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Walk On!

Here’s a great recent post by Mr. Money Mustache. If walking isn’t an ultimate way to golopomo, I don’t know what is.  

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What if?

Keep being creative! Here’s a great example of people using imagination and technology to reduce environmental impact:

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Winter Bicycling

We read this piece by Joe Soucheray in the St. Paul Pioneer Press today. It captures well why even in January we cheerfully bundle selves and children and use our legs and maybe the wheels of a bicycle or heavy-duty … Continue reading

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Xtracycle is our favorite discovery of late. We ordered a FreeRadical and plan to install it on the frame of an extra bike we have, then share the resulting ‘sport utility bike’ by adjusting the seat height depending on who … Continue reading

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