Teenagers and Rituals
In America, we lack rituals, rites of passage, ways to celebrate the change of time and the adoption of increased freedoms and responsibilities. We have the usual driver’s license, cigarette purchasing, and lawful drinking, but nothing before that which we share as a country. Of greater loss, we don’t have a passage for kids that is healthy and not connected to some age-getting vice.
March 22, 2013 is my son’s 13th birthday. He will officially be a teen. I will pass on to him the keys to a U-Lock, and his very own, freedom creating, cargo bike from Tom LaBonty. Tom LaBonty (Tom’s Cargo Bikes) has taken on the project to build my son’s Cargo Flyer.
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I own two cargo bikes: a Bullitt (John Player Spezial) and Yuba (Mundo V.3). I find that each bike has its strengths, and I use each for specific situations. I am glad that there are many cargo bike platforms because each rider (or company) is different and has unique needs. Read the rest of this entry >>
Disaster Relief Trials Top Finishers
(7 Checkpoints, 30 mile minimum distance, 100 pound accumulated payload) Read the rest of this entry >>
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