Bring a bottle of wine, a blanket to cozy up on, and your favourite shareable snacks (chocolate-dipped strawberries anyone? With the wide range of pannier and basket options now available, including pannier coolers specifically for moments like this, going for a bike picnic has never been easier. If you want to go on a fancy date but you lack the occasion, just invent one.Check out our guide How to Plan a Bike Picnic in 15 Minutes if you’re looking for a little inspiration. You don’t need tickets to the opera or dinner at the fanciest restaurant in town as an excuse to go glam. Throw on your Sunday best (yes, you can bike in a suit!Peruse the stalls for fresh, local fruit and veggies and come up with a meal to cook together later.Have a market fresh lunch while you plan your recipe, before heading home with panniers and baskets filled with delicious goodies.
One of the best things about summer in the city is the way the streets seem to come alive.Check out How to Shop by Bike if you’re unsure how to cart your carrots and kale around on two wheels.While the heyday of the drive-in movie has all but faded, outdoor entertainment in general is on the rise.Have you always wanted to try a tandem bike but never had the excuse? Pedaling a tandem bike is all about cooperation, and what’s more cooperative than a relationship?Head down to your local bike rental shop and pick out the perfect bike for lovers.