Posts Tagged ‘groceries’

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What does a day look like if the bakfiets is your car? It looks pretty much like any other day, only maybe you need a little extra time to get it all done because you’re going to be a little slower about it. What did I have to accomplish on Halloween? Take the kids to […]


Dear Dutch Bike Co., Thanks for importing Clarijs bags! Fondly, BCW


We usually get more rain than snow in the winter where we are on the coast. Spring is only days away but this rain stung like winter. It’s light enough that I made it back and forth to the grocery store without having to get out of my clothes. For those of you who don’t […]


Groceries

21Feb10

… is a bike! It’s a Dutch bike and it’s called a bakfiets, which translates literally to box-bike. (Quick Dutch lesson: fiets = bike. That’s the singular. In Dutch, the suffix -en denotes the plural, the same way in English we say ox and oxen. So: many bikes are fietsen; many boxbikes are bakfietsen. Bike […]