A guest post by Nickey Robare, dropping humorous truth about preventing thigh chafing.
Like perhaps 80% of human beings, my thighs rub together when I walk. Despite the fact that… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/body-glide/
It is not unusual for me to develop a blog crush. So many smart and talented people write about what they are passionate about, for no other payment than the satisfaction of… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/what-would-a-nerd-wear/
My lovely friend Maggie biked to Grease Rag last night. It was her FIRST winter ride, and she did great! I asked her to share her experience, because it's one of those… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/maggies-first-winter-ride/
Keeping in mind I rode 8 miles with a little cross/headwind and I "run hot," this is my 20-25 degree outfit lately.
Top to bottom I'm wearing a vented helmet, midweight… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/bike-commute-before-and-after/
Hey Crafty-Craftersons! Have you ever wanted to make your own cycling knickers? Easy style? I'm not hating on store-bought cycling knickers as hard as Jeff does,… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/diy-knickers-bike-jerks-blog/
I have a messy desk, it's true! I am sharing this photo of my desk with you to talk about a few ways I make my bike commute easier on myself.
The biggest thing… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/my-office-closet/
The Cycle Chic movement is perplexing to me. I enjoyed the conversation that Elly Blue had with Elly Kristin Tieche in Momentum Magazine back in October, especially the… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/more-thoughts-on-cycle-chic/
This is an example of why I should not be allowed to have nice things. I do not take care of them!
I'm super happy with my Time cleats and Alium pedals. I have … http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/do-as-i-say-not-as-i-do/
Today's weather is shaping up to be quite a bit warmer, but yesterday I broke out the winter boots and yellow jacket again. I was glad for eye protection both days (think wrap-aro… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/jen/back-to-cold-and-overcast/
Cycle chic is an interesting cultural phenomenon. If you are unfamiliar with the movement that was launched by a blog, Cycle Chic, by a photographer named Mikael Colville-Anderse… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/cycle-chic-discussion/
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I haven't done one of these in awhile.
You wake up in the morning, smear some Nutella on a donut and wash it down with some almond milk. (Don't judge me.) The cats are fed, it's still dark out, your balaclava and mit… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/when-life-gives-you-windchill-make-frost-beards/
My favorite bits are, "Keen, intelligent mind," "Powerful thighs," and "Wool saves lives!"
This image was created by Kurt Seaberg. "It is meant to encourage winter biking in Mi… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/winter-biker-series/
Cinderella, dressed in yellow...
I don't remember the rest of the words to this jump rope rhyme, so we'll make the next line be "liked to ride her bike a lot." Seems much more f… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/jen/dressed-in-yellow/
One thing that came up repeatedly at the 3rd Annual Winter Skill Share was the problem of cold toes. I would like to share some of the things I do to keep my tootsies toasty… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/toasty-tootsies/
Riding at this time of year is a psychological battle for me. It's too cold, isn't it? NO. What do I wear?! What do I wear?! I know I'll be happy once on the bike, but the rapidly… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/jen/what-i-wore-today-26-f/
This is the exciting time of year when you can say, "Today was the coldest day this winter!" everyday.
This was my coldest commute since March! And I was ready. How about you?… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/not-that-you-asked-but-this-is-what-im-wearing-today/
Grease Rag WTF Cayla has a blog, The Bicycle Diaries where she posts about her life with a bicycle and other stories from her day to day. We shared a post about her Duluth tour a … http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/caylas-10-degree-outfit/
Carly gave a great demonstration where she "dressed" herself in layers, gave us recommendations about how to stay warm and comfortable with layers. Carly encourages thrifting and… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/winter-skill-share-recap-clothing-and-comfort-with-carly/