Josephine is a Linus Dutchi 3. And I love her!
I've wanted a Dutch-inspired city bike with a basket for years. A friend had posted about her recent Linus purchase on Facebook. Turns out she had bought her bike on sale at Cranky's, a family owned St. Albert bike shop. That same week Scott and I hightailed it to Cranky's. We both test rode the Dutchi and the Mixte. I preferred the 'big bum' seat and the pretty coral colour of the Dutchi so they suited her up with a basket and bell and now she's mine! I'm thrilled with the Dutchi, which is cute, comfy and smooth to ride. She's going to be ideal for farmer's market runs, neighbourhood jaunts and hauling coke slurps from 7-11. I've already taken her out a few times and on each ride, I felt like an eight year old again, hair flying in the wind and not a worry in the world. That's the beauty of being on a bike. John F. Kennedy was on point when he said, "Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of a bike ride."
Do you have a bike? Which kind? I'd recommend a Linus if you're in the market!
P.S. With this present, my 40th birthday season is officially over (a post on all things birthday is coming up next Thursday).
OK...I love everything about this post! You and Josephine look like an adorable match just waiting to happen. I am also in the market for a bike, but more of a hybrid style as we have plans to do a lot of riding throughout the summer with Theodora in tow. We'll definitely have to check our Cranky's!ReplyDelete
Josephine & I are getting along great so far, Kassey! Every time I see that pretty pink hue and wicker basket I smile a big cheesy grin.Delete
I also have a hybrid Specialized bike, K. It's a wonderful ride with awesome shocks. It might be exactly what you need to haul your little cutie around this summer. Take a look: http://www.specialized.com/ca/en/bikes/womens-multi-use/crossroads-step-through
Cute! The bike, your outfit AND you! :) I'd love a bike like that some day, but I'll think I'll stick with my mountain bike for now as I plan on hauling Sully behind me in a carrier with it this sumer! P.S. I finally emailed you back :)ReplyDelete
Thanks, B! I have a Specialized hybrid bike that I enjoy riding too. Unfortunately, it wouldn't accommodate a basket (we tried a few different ones with no luck) so we found basket-friendly Josephine (:Delete
P.S. It'll be good to finally meet you!
Congrats! You're going to love it! :I have a Huffy and it makes me smile every time I ride!ReplyDelete
I looked up Huffy bikes, E! So fun looking. We'll have to plan a ladydate bike ride this summer!Delete
LOVE!!! Love the color! Love the cute little basket! LOVE IT!!! We've been thinking of getting a Babboe cargo bike to scoot the little around town in because Europe. :)ReplyDelete
I'm enamoured too Belle. Who knew a pink bike with a basket could make a person so happy?!Delete
P.S. I LOVE Babboe cargo bikes! Have seen pictures of them in Holland. Your littles will look so cute riding in one! Hoping you post a picture on Instagram (: