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The Forced Mindfulness of Bicycling: An Andrea Post

Quick, how many times today have you looked at your cell phone while waiting in line, walking down the street, or sitting on the couch? I’m the first to admit, my number is easily over a dozen. Some days more than that. Between my DayJob, two businesses, and attempting to spend time with my husband, […]

Gamification Keeps Me Going (aka I’m the Self-Tracking Type): An Andrea Post

I’ve discovered there are two distinct groups of cyclists I run into on a regular basis: those who track and those who don’t. There aren’t many people who fall in between, and I definitely fall in that first group. I am a bit of an obsessive self-tracker, but I haven’t always been that way. What […]

The Long Path to Becoming a Spokane Cyclist: An Andrea Post

The first time I biked to work (such as it was) was in 2007. In the 5 years since then, I have learned quite a bit about pedaling my way around Spokane. Lately, though, I’ve gotten lots of questions about “if I have always been this big of a cyclist.” While this question usually elicits […]

Getting Started Bike Commuting: A Blogspedition inside Bike Style

The blog now stands at over 170 posts after a year of writing. Lots of advice is sprinkled throughout every post, along with my ponderings and miscellany on bike policy, infrastructure creation, and other aspects of becoming a bike-friendlier world. This post serves as a categorized round-up of many of the posts you may find helpful […]

Fat Girl on a Bike

First post by new occasional guest blogger and generally awesome woman Andrea Parrish–Spokane-based co-owner of Savor Sweets and Hydra Creations, photographer, and all-around netgeek. What I generally think when I hear the phrase “bike commuter.” Photo taken in Portland by me. The image of a bike commuter, especially one with true bike style, is often […]

Shop & Swap! Spokane Bike Swap Saturday-Sunday

C’mon down! Bike Style Spokane will hold our first shopping event of the season (it is the season, honest! Snow? What snow?) at this weekend’s Spokane Bike Swap. The event offers plenty of reasons besides our bike stylin’ cuteness to head on out to the Spokane Fairgrounds, and with a forecast of 57 degrees for Saturday […]

Bike Style Spokane Products

Bike Style Spokane fills the gap between Nordstrom’s and the local bike shop with comfortable, stylish choices in clothing, accessories, and bike gear. We are constantly looking for new products that fit with our purchasing philosophy and values and that help you look good and enjoy the ride. Look for our products at special shopping events […]

The quest for the intersection of Style and Comfort