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Lisa Corriveau
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Mama, Writer, Cyclist; I think globally, act locally & work toward a more sustainable & child-friendly world.
Mama, Writer, Cyclist; I think globally, act locally & work toward a more sustainable & child-friendly world.

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#SpokesmamaProTip: 4 Family Biking Route Planning Tools
Not every arterial intersection has a beg button--knowing where these are will take your ride from frustrating to fun Do you remember the last time you navigated a foreign city, maybe in another country? You probably had a map, or someone gave you detailed ...
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#SpokesmamaProTip: How to Use Bus Bike Racks
Practicing #bikebusbike at Broadway Station bus loop Having the option to carry your bike on a bus is great as a backup plan if you have mechanical issuses, terrible weather, or if you're just starting to commute to work & it's a long distance. Being able t...
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Book Review: Walking in the City with Jane: A story of Jane Jacobs
Walking in the City with Jane: A Story of Jane Jacobs is an engaging picture book aimed at kids aged 6-9. Author Susan Hughes provides a fictionalized retelling of the life of Jane Jacobs. If Jacob's isn't a familiar name to you, she's one of the world's gr...
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Vancouver Spray Park Challenge
Our cargo bikes parked at Connaught Spray Park in Kits Earlier this summer I was poking around the Vancouver Parks Board website & came up with the idea to make a list of all the spray parks in the city & try to visit every single one this summer. I made a ...
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Where to Buy a Cargo Bike in Vancouver
Cargo bike party outside Tandem Bike Cafe! If you're looking to buy a cargo bike in Vancouver, the options are getting bettter & better. But, there's no one stop shop to test ride different brands. Quite a few brands of cargo bike, like our Bakfiets, aren't...
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Learn to Drive with Modo
I've written many times about how we've made carsharing work with babies & young children. Modo makes it possible for us to save thousands a year by not owning a car. But what about when they want to learn to drive, eventually? Will we need to buy a car the...
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Get Ready for Summer Biking Season!
If you like biking with your family & you'd like to do even more of it this year, consider joining a HUB Cycling Family Streetwise course this summer!  This fun, interactive course is for families with children ages 8 & up. You'll learn road safety skills &...
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Review: Cozyphones Kids Character Headband Headphones
Recently we had the chance to try out one of the cutest sets of headphones out there: Cozyphones. These kid-specific headphones are a soft, fleece headband that has a pocket inside which holds flat speakers over the ears. Cozyphones Kids Character Headband ...
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5 Ways to Participate in Bike to Work & School Week!!
It's that time again, when everyone has dusted off their trusty steeds-or just got them tuned up since they've been riding them all year anyway-& gets on the bike path. The seawall is elbow-to-elbow riders & all the bikeways are boppin! Bike to Work & Sch...
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Blind Beginnings Buddy-Up Tandem Cycling Club--Volunteers needed!
Photo Credit: Wikrap Flickr via Compfight cc I recently heard about a great program that's just starting up to get even more people biking: the Blind Beginnings Buddy-Up Tandem Cycling Club. The club will provide an opportunity for people who are blind or p...
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