Everyone on the Main Line drives a fancy car, but what I really want is a Dutch bike. I’ve been dreaming of a life where exercise comes easily and real food can be bought at less-than-Whole-Foods prices. Walking or biking to and from the local market sounds ideal.
The Omafiets, which has high handlebars, a wide saddle, and a step-through frame, is designed to be ridden upright. It’s built for comfort, not speed; no workout clothes needed. The Omafiets complements whatever outfit the rider has deemed most appropriate for her destination. (The male version of the Omafiets has a crossbar and is called an Opafiets, but men ride the Omafiets too.)