I vibe with birds. They figured out how to fly. They soar, like eagles. They drop out the sky like missiles – bound for a target. Which is where the story gets interesting for us. On one section of the ride I do often… I have to go through a guantlet of male red-winged blackbirds.… Continue reading I Was Attacked
Remember when Dorothy can’t find Toto in the Wizard of Oz? She rides her bike frantically, yelling for the dog. No matter what she does, her world is exploding into chaos. She wants to find Toto, to restore order, despite everything being awful. Her tiny house gets sucked up into the tornado and blasted into… Continue reading You are Dorothy
To Hell with any other black cruiser bike. This bike was built in Bikehalla for me, upgraded by the top monk cult of a tiny bike shop in Cedar Rapids, and destined to tear flaming curves from the earth, one cruisy turn at a time. To Hell with Any Other black cruiser bike. There are… Continue reading Why a Black Cruiser Bike?
Remember Flying Through Your Neighborhood at Dusk on a Bike with your Friends… You weren’t riding expensive bikes. Maybe something your dad bought at Toys R Us or a swap meet. But they became so much more than bikes. They became vehicles for Imagination… Bikes transformed into rocket ships. Bikes became whatever you needed them… Continue reading How to Feel Free
The Key to Happiness: Find Your Beach At Cruiser Bike Mystery School we believe that you can create your own beach. You don’t actually need a beach. Or a beach cruiser, really. You just need to look at your surroundings in a new way. Life gets in the way. Sometimes it’s hard to just ride… Continue reading Find Your Beach [It Might be a Parking Lot]
My 29 inch Black Beach Cruiser Bike from Walmart is the Key to Freedom Rarely does a cheap item turn out to be something that catapults you into self realization, mental expansion, creativity, and downright bliss. My 29 inch Black Walmart Cruiser Bike is one of those items. Once in a while, an object can… Continue reading 29 inch Black Beach Cruiser Bike
March 30, 2020 Things got weird in Iowa, as they did around the world. We did what we did when we didn’t know what to do… All those years ago. We went to ride bikes. This was the first ride that got photographed in 2020. As the world went sideways, it became more and more… Continue reading Day One of Riding a Cruiser Bike