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Ashley Brooke's Bike and Bike Basket with Flowers

Bikes: Pure Cycles Bike c/o (similar here, here, and here under $100) // Nantucket Bike Basket

Let’s Go For a Ride!

We have been living for our late afternoon bike rides lately. Our neighborhood has plenty of wide open trails, and just when you are starting to get a little stir crazy, heading out for a leisurely ride has been a nice respite. Truthfully, there’s not a whole lot fresh air and sunshine can’t fix!

These past few weeks we’ve been on our bikes A LOT more than normal, something that I definitely want to fix going forward! I think bike rides are going to become mandatory in our house from now on. ­čśë But since we’ve been riding so much more, my inbox has been filled with questions about our bikes…. so I thought I would share for those of you who are interested!

Bicycles

Ashley Brooke's Bike and Bike Basket with Flowers
Ashley Brooke and Ryan's bicycles from Pure Cycles

We’ve had our bikes for the past 3 years and honestly they’ve been SUCH great bikes. They are from Pure Cycles, which I highly recommend, but they aren’t currently shipping right now. I did, however, find very similar ones at some really great prices from a few different places if you are looking for a bike to ride out the time on!

Here’s a great one from that’s under $100, and this one that has all the bells and whistles, and this color combo is so pretty!

Bicycle Basket

Ashley Brooke and Ryan's bicycles from Pure Cycles

We’ve also loaded up our bikes with accessories…. I found this bike basket a few years ago and it has been so good to me! I load it up with sunscreen, snacks, etc. Plus, it’s a great spot for our phones too! We also have cup holders ($14), because is it really a sunset ride without a fancy beverage?! And for Christmas one year Ryan got me a little gold bike bell ($16!), and I LOVE IT. Although, I’m not sure he still thinks it’s a good idea since I ring the dang thing ALL. THE. TIME.

Bicycle Accessories

Long walks and bike rides have definitely been our go-to lately and I’m so grateful we already had these in our garage! But I’ve got to tell you, I think rollerblades might just be our next purchase, ha! We can’t stop talking about them… and guys, I used to rollerblade every day in high school and in college. It’s so good for the booty! ­čśë Somewhere along the way I must have donated them because I can’t for the life of me find them. But doesn’t rollerblading just sound like fun?!

What are y’all doing lately for fresh air?

Photography by Amalie Orrange

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9 Comments

  1. Nat
    April 21, 2020 / 9:44 am

    Thank you! This is really helpful. I hurt my ankle and miss my outdoor activity. Getting bikes for the family is a great way to recover!

    • April 21, 2020 / 10:48 am

      Ah! Nat, I hope your ankle gets better soon!!!

  2. Susan
    April 22, 2020 / 9:49 am

    I’ve been wanting to try rollerblades again! I haven’t bladed since I was a kid–my sister thinks I’m too accident prone to try again and would break a wrist! But the rebel part of me (which is like a zero but still!) wants to give it a go!

    • April 22, 2020 / 2:00 pm

      Hahah!! same girl! Still think it would be so fun!

  3. Kristina
    April 23, 2020 / 6:39 pm

    Hi Ashley!

    What brand is your bike? I tried to find it in the post but I can’t seem to find it. Thanks!

  4. Kristina
    April 23, 2020 / 6:49 pm

    Hi Ashley!

    What brand/model is your bike? I tried to find it in the post but I can’t seem to find it. Thanks!

      • Kristina
        April 25, 2020 / 2:45 pm

        Thanks so much! I’ll check back later to see if they start shipping.

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