Kat works at Calhoun Cycles and is the head facilitator at Grease Rag Uptown, which takes place at Sunrise Cyclery on the first and third Thursdays of… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/wss12-safety-and-handling-with-kat/
Our 4th Annual Winter Skill Share started with group stretching, led by our friend Amelia. Amelia works at the Hub Bike Co-op and is also a yoga instructor. &n… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/wss12-bike-yoga-with-amelia/
Another Successful Winter Skill Share- Thank you!
Thank you to everyone that attended Grease Rag's 4th Annual Skill Share! Big shout-outs to the YWCA on Lake Street for letting u… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/4th-annual-winter-skill-share-recap/
There's no doubt that Cali Jirsa did a STELLAR job during the Winter Skill Share talking about bike maintenance! Read her recap, below.Cali is the co-owner of Alley… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/wss12-bike-maintenance-and-cleaning-with-cali/
Fenders are a requirement in the dirty, sandy, salty, wet winter months. They protect your clothing and parts of your bike from winter slop.
These cove… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/winter-recap-tires-and-gear/
Biking in the winter can be fun, enjoyable, and effective if you prepare well. While there are additional challenges – they can be easily overcome by smart riding. And, once… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/winter-recap-winter-cycling-in-snow-and-traffic/
There is, miraculously, no snow or ice on the ground yet! I'm sure I just jinxed it and we are going to get a blizzard tomorrow, but no worries. You are prepared! &nbs… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/recap-of-the-3rd-annual-winter-skill-share/
I know you've been waiting for this.
Grease Rag Ride & Wrench is excited to present our
3rd Annual Winter Maintenance Skill Share
Sunday, November 6, 12-3pm
YWCA classroom,… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/3rd-annual-winter-skill-share/
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/
After doing a stellar presentation at Grease Rag's Second Annual Winter Skill-Share, Lee was nice enough to give us a run-down on some safety and handling skills, and to share s… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/winter-skill-share-recap-safety-and-handling-with-lee/
At Grease Rag's 2nd Annual Winter Maintenance Skill-Share, Kat explained the difference between tires and the importance of fenders. Here are her thoughts . Add your own knowled… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/winter-skill-share-recap-tires-and-gear-with-kat/
Shayne, resident WTF mechanic at Sunrise Cyclery and all around awesome person, showed us all how to care for our bikes throughout the winter season. If you need any hands-on ins… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/winter-skill-share-recap-maintenance-and-cleaning-with-shayne-plus-online-resources/
Grease Rag friend Karen Hollish, reporter for the Twin Cities Daily Planet, wrote a great article about the Skill-Share. The photo portraits of Lee and Carly are really sweet. R… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/twin-cities-daily-planet-grease-rag-winter-skill-share/
Some of you may recall the last Grease Rag event, the Pedal Party at Bike-in-a-Box, took place in June during a huge rainstorm that completely flooded Lyndale Ave. and other parts… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/2nd-annual-winter-maintenance-skill-share-rad/
Everyone has preferences for the equipment they use. Simply ride what you feel comfortable with. During the winter, each of the tire categories have their strengths and weakness… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/coolaskimdeal/winter-tire-options-recap/
Here are some of the things I mentioned at the last Grease Rag Winter Maintenance Session just in case you need a few reminders on how to stay safe out on the roads of t… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/alexbuzo/winter-biking-safety-recap/
It's snowing outside today, the perfect time to post a recap on our winter bicycle maintenance and cleaning segment. Thank you for the demonstration and write-up, Shayne!
Thank you so much to everyone that came out for the Grease Rag Winter Maintenance Session!
It was AWESOME to see so many ladies gearing up to ride this winter. We… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/winter-maintenance-session-win/
These are free online programs and resources that I use as a cyclist in the Twin Cities. A general list of helpful links for biking in the metro area can be found on the Metro T… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/lowrah/free-online-resources-for-cyclists-in-the-twin-cities/
Hello Ladies! Thank you to all who came out and made last night an awesome Grease Rag! This post is just a quick recap of how to stay comfortable on your bike during your winter… http://greaserag.org/user_blogs/margoat/comfortable-riding-recap/