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Author - cleverhood

What’s with the War on Cars?

Livable Cities

Stick around the rain cape business long enough and you learn a thing or two about desire lines. Also known as cow paths or social trails, they’re a universal indicator of preferred behavior. They mark the way people…

How to Walk in the Rain

Insights

A Timely Re-primer Many people think they know how to walk in the rain. However, after several years in the rain cape business you learn to recognize the poseurs and the wannabes. Sure, it seems so simple. Everyone…

A Father’s Day Action Story

Thoughts

Come mothers and fathers Throughout the land And don’t criticize What you can’t understand The ‘times they are a-changing’ they sang. It was an anthem of a new generation calling for better leadership, truth, justice and civil rights.…

Where is Everyone Thinking?

Thoughts

So how are you doing, good? There is a cloud hanging over us. However, behind the clouds the sun’s still shining. That’s Longfellow’s sentiment expressed in the all-time Cleverhood classic: The Rainy Day. We’re checking in with friends…

Timely Tips from: Filmed By Bike

Insights

Looking for something fresh? Here’s a timely guest post from Portland by Ayleen Crotty, Festival Director and Founder of FILMED BY BIKE. Now is the perfect time to sink into the couch with a big bowl of popcorn!…

It’s a Good Time to Observe Earth Day

News

Earth Day is coming and that’s pretty much our official anniversary. We were launched to great fanfare in April 2011 and today our business still revolves around a healthy planet. This is as good a time as any…

Introducing the Dynamic Hat Cape

News

Today, just in time, we’re proud to introduce our new Dynamic Hat Cape (DHC). Designed for the vagaries of Spring, this new rain cape is designed to be worn as a stylish hat when the sun is out.…

Socks for Sparks of Inspiration

Thoughts

We’re stuck in…an apartment, house, room, rut…we could use a spark of inspiration. In return, we’ll award one pair of astonishingly soft socks to the best spark. Every day! Socks for Succor the whole week. Consider them support…

Reflections on a Small World

Thoughts

We have a lot in common. We all know how good being in nature can make us feel. We’ve known it for centuries, if not longer. This is big. Being in nature, even just a city park, an…

What is it about Bromptons?

Thoughts

What is it about Brompton bikes? The people who have them seem so happy about that fact. They generate an inordinate amount of enthusiasm. Instagram is stuffed with beaming Brompton owners all over the world. Google “fun adventures”…