Another instalment in the occasional series of “Logistics For Smug Car Free Hippies”. In this case I’d finally finished painting a picture I’ve been working on for 5 years*, and had to think about how to transport it the 200 kilometres to the family apartment while maintaining that smug green glow…

Thank goodness for long tail cargo bikes, and the much maligned German railways.

The picture fitted snugly on one side of the bike, allowing other items to be packed in the usual bike bags and strapped down on the other.

To my surprise this had no effect when riding, although it did make pushing the bike along station platforms a little strange.

A small sketchbook would be more practical though…

*Or possibly more accurately “putting off for 5 years”. If procrastination was a sport I’d be a champion…. eventually.