scenes from the weekend

Mom, if you’re reading, don’t worry, I always wear a helmet! Just not for the picture.

It seems almost unfair how nice the weather has been in San Francisco this week, considering many of you are dealing with below-freezing temperatures. Not that I’m trying to rub it in, just mentioning it as it motivated a bike shopping trip this weekend. The bike I’ve been riding I’ve had since I was 14 (it’s a tad small and has definitely seen better days), so for Christmas Nolan gave me an IOU to pick myself out a new bike! So this weekend we did some research, stopped in a few bike shops, and did test rides before choosing this beautiful blue Linus roadster sport. I was so excited that I took it for a spin through Golden Gate Park just before sunset, and it was glorious. So that was the big highlight of my weekend! Hope yours was swell.

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11 Responses to “scenes from the weekend”


  1. 1 Emily January 25, 2011 at 7:34 am

    What a beautiful weekend! It is snow AGAIN in NYC!

  2. 2 Valerie January 25, 2011 at 9:35 am

    I love Linus bikes! Yours is lovely. I test drove them in Oakland over the summer and I still want one. You’ll have to let me know how it does on the SF hills. Did you get it from a store in the city?

    • 3 meghan January 25, 2011 at 9:56 am

      Sweet! I really love mine so far and would absolutely recommend a Linus bike. And although I haven’t attempted any crazy hills yet, so far I’m very pleased and think 3 speeds will be more than sufficient.
      I got it from Pedal Revolution (21st and South Van Ness) and I believe they’re the only shop that carries Linus bikes in the city. But they were wonderfully helpful and it always feels good to support a nonprofit that does good work in the community. :)

  3. 4 Emily January 25, 2011 at 9:55 am

    I have a cream Linus 3 speed mixte, and I love it!!!

  4. 5 Jayna January 25, 2011 at 12:41 pm

    what a beautiful bike!
    and a sweet Christmas present…good job, Nolan :)

  5. 6 Stef January 25, 2011 at 3:33 pm

    I can’t wait to start riding my bike again! I’m jealous that it’s been so nice there. Looks like you had a great weekend!

  6. 7 Chaucee January 25, 2011 at 9:14 pm

    woo! you are one lucky gal. that is such a beauty of a bike.

  7. 8 Jane Flanagan January 26, 2011 at 6:42 am

    Hooray for new bikes! I love this photo of you too – so cute!

  8. 9 size too small January 26, 2011 at 10:30 am

    it’s so beautiful. i’d like to trade my current bike in for something like yours. lovely!

  9. 10 Kayla @ Exquisite Banana January 30, 2011 at 9:05 pm

    I’m saving up for a linus. love the blue!

  10. 11 sarah j January 31, 2011 at 8:58 pm

    i have bike envy now :)


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