Posts Tagged: commuting

Scooter Style

IMG_7338Shell: Eileen Fisher, no longer available (more Eileen Fisher shells)
Jeans:Level 99
Bag: Tumi Sumatra Crossbody
Shoes: Clarks Haley Stork

Behold, my new buddy: the Xootr Mg. For many months I’d been searching for a lightweight mode of transportation that can be ridden on the sidewalk rather than on San Francisco’s dangerous and pothole-ridden streets, that can be folded up and taken on the bus or train when needed, and that I don’t have to pack a complete change of outfit in order to ride. This little guy weighs under 10 pounds and is a breeze to ride; on it I can cover my 3-mile commute to work in about 20 minutes, versus 50 minutes walking or 40 minutes on the bus (yeah, I know; the SF bus system is an embarrassment). Best of all, it spares my sensitive feet and still gives me a good amount of exercise without arriving at work disheveled and sweaty. Not that it didn’t require a few adjustments to my style and wardrobe. read more