Sponsor Highlight: R.E.Load Bags

R.E.Load Bags are custom messenger bags handmade in Philly! They’ve been around since the 1990s!

 

photo c/o RELoad Bags

Owned and operated by Roland Burns, R.E.Load is a household name in messenger bags. Their quality and craftsmanship is amazing. They have kept their manufacturing small and local: you can stop in the shop to check their goods out in person and see the whole operation! Many of their bags would make great diaper bags, kid bags, and family biking bags! Specifically the hip packs and totes!

Hopefully Roland and fam will be at one of our upcoming Kidical Mass rides, but in the meantime they are supporting our cause and also hitting the streets on their Bilenky cargo bike!

photo c/o RELoad instagram: http://instagram.com/reloadbags/

Thanks, RELoad for being awesome for the Philly cycling scene, and for embracing family biking and supporting Kidical Mass!

They will have a surprise on the day of the event, but if you’ve liked anything you’ve read here, you should definitely come!

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Sponsor Highlight: Firth & Wilson Transport Cycles

Firth & Wilson Transport Cycles is Philly’s premier cargo bike shop. They sell bikes from Brooklyn Bicycle Co., Torker, Pure Fix, Simcoe, Babboe, Gazelle, Xtracycle, Yuba, and Soma. They sell accessories from Brooks, Carradice, Green Guru, Basil, Yepp, Nutcase, Abus, and many other brands. They also sell a few local goods including AllOneWord cycling caps!

photo credit: Transport Cycles

Their shop bike is a yellow Larry vs Harry Bullitt equipped with a BionX electric assist system and a beautiful wooden box. You can rent it!

Kids love Firth & Wilson!

Kids love Firth & Wilson!

Beyond the equipment, the owners, Simon and David, are down to earth and friendly. They are both custom bike fabricators, and their knowledge is obvious without being pretentious. Their shop is family friendly (there is a bathroom and they are breastfeeding-friendly). They offer test rides on their variety of cargo bikes. And Simon is THE Brooks Saddles North American Service center, offering repairs and service.

Check them out!

933 Spring Garden St
Philadelphia, PA 19123
(267) 318-7285
info@transportcycle.com

Mon-Fri 10-6 Sat 10-5

On the day of the ABCs, Firth & Wilson will be on hand with their cargo bikes for test rides. They would love to answer any questions you may have and chat with you about options and pricing! Thank you for your continued support of Kidical Mass and family biking as a whole in Philadelphia, S and D!!

ABCs of Family Biking Philadelphia – September 2014

We would love to invite you to the ABCs of Family Biking Philadelphia, September 2014! We have a facebook event page set up for you to RSVP, follow along for sponsor information, and stay abreast of changes in time and a rain date. We can’t wait to see you there!
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Thank you to our awesome sponsors (so far): The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, Fairmount Bicycles, Philly Pedals, R.E.Load Bags, Nutcase Helmets, Trophy Bikes and Transport Cycles. If you’re interested in helping out or having a tent and table at the event, please contact us.