When bare leg season finally rolls around, we only want to wear dresses and skirts. And while there’s no greater thrill than picking out a cute outfit that feels very spring appropriate, there’s no greater disappointment than realizing it is not bike-friendly at all. Regardless, we’ve got your back so you can rock your spring and summer finest on your Bluejay, without suffering any wardrobe malfunctions.
If you’ve been thinking about making some changes to make your life a little greener, we bet you’ve already tried the basics, like replacing your paper towels with a spongy, reusable alternative or starting to compost instead of tossing your food scraps in the trash. But have you considered hopping on your bike instead of taking your car to visit the farmer’s market?
Whether you’re sticking to your New Year’s resolution to live a greener lifestyle or you’re tired of sitting in traffic during your morning commute, you’ve probably wondered once or twice in your life if riding a bike is more eco-friendly than driving a car. And, surprisingly, it’s a bit of a tricky question to answer. But once you’re armed with all the necessary facts and figures, you’ll be happy to know that two wheels is certainly a greener mode of transportation than anything with four.
Life’s not all sunshine and rainbows—and if you’ve ever been caught in an unexpected rainstorm, you know that to be true. Especially if you’re halfway through what had otherwise been a relaxing bike ride. Or, perhaps you forgot to check the forecast before biking into work and now you have to commute home while it’s pouring cats and dogs. Regardless, we’ve got you covered with this handy guide on everything you need to know before riding your Bluejay bike in the rain.