Saturday, August 4, 2012

"Let's Talk About Bikes"

I found out yesterday that the Boston Society of Architects has an exhibit about bicycles. The exhibit, "Let's Talk About Bikes," is on display at 290 Congress Street through August 31. Here is a link to the webpage about it: Let's Talk About Bikes. The person who told me about, said that it was a great exhibit.

Having studied architecture, and being a big supporter of bicycling, I can't wait to see this exhibit. I'll update this blog post after I see it.

Bicycle as Work Vehicle

On Thursdays my wife sells her crafts at the farmer's market in Coolidge Corner. The company next to her is Taza Chocolate, a Somerville company. The person who represents them left and was replaced by someone new.

I went to pick up my wife this past Thursday to help her pack up. I looked over and the guy from Taza Chocolate was packing up everything (large tent, table, coolers and more) onto a bicycle trailer. I wish I had taken a photo of what he was transporting back to Somerville by bicycle (trust me it was impressive).

He did tell me that it was purchased from "Bikes At Work," and though this doesn't show you what it looks like loaded, this is what he was pulling: