From the mom you see toting her four kids around town on wheels to new trails and bike lanes popping around the country, it’s clear that biking is not just a mode of transportation for families, but a way of life. In honor of National Biking Month, we took a look around, and found cool parents who make the daily trek on their wheels in sunshine, rain, and yes, even snow. Flip through the album below for 10 inspiring, adventurous and fun stories.
Erin Feher Montoya – San Francisco, Ca
The great climate, and lack of desirable parking make the hilly streets of San Francisco a haven for biking advocates, and Red Tricycle's city editor, Erin Feher is no exception. She's spent a lifetime riding (11 in the Bay Area), and now, living in downtown San Francisco with husband Danny, and daughter Orion means a bike is the family's main mode of transport, whether it’s to the grocery store, the beach, school, or anywhere, really!
Orion has been up front and center on the seat of Erin’s bike since she was nine months old—the earliest age kids are able to hold up their head and support the weight of a helmet—and she loves riding shotgun with mom, or, in the trailer behind dad.
Coolest biking experience? Erin and Danny even bike while on vacation. They’ve ridden through most of Holland, much of Italy (they got hitched there mid-bike tour), and Paris, too!
photo: courtesy Erin Feher
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