Juliette is a co-founder of Hub and Bespoke.
Juliette has worked in product development for twenty years; initially in sportswear apparel design and then home textile products.
Born of a French mother Juliette was taught early the importance of a beautiful presentation for all that was mundane. It must be pleasing to the eye as well as suitable.
It is this sensibility that informs her approach to design: elegant solutions for everyday needs. She believes that design must reach beyond form and gather in purpose to guide the product development process; always asking “for what good?”
With Hub and Bespoke Juliette hopes to:
(a) curate a collection of elegant solutions and products that entices others to overcome perceived or real barriers to getting on their bikes, and
(b) simplify the decision to take to two wheels.
We are closing our doors at the Fremont shop on December 31st.
We did not make this decision easily. In so many ways, the Seattle storefront in Fremont has fulfilled our dream of contributing to the Seattle urban bicycle community. Sadly, after four and a half years, we have not been able to make the storefront viable enough to support us.
Our plan is to keep the Hub and Bespoke brand going via our website portal.
Until now there hasn’t been much in the way of jeans cut specifically for the female cyclist. Chandel Bodner, long-time rider and bike polo player, decided it was time. She founded the Toronto-based RYB Jeans company with a jean designed to meet our needs.
Don’t you love seeing the neighbors kids on their bikes heading to school? I’ve always wondered what it took to get things organized and safe for kids to do this.
Here’s a chance to learn.
FREE from the folks at Cascade Bike Club and Bike Works. Get “Bike Training” for people who want to start a Bike Train at their kid’s school.
There are two planned for April. One in the for the north-end of town and another for the south-end.
WHEN: April 7, from 1:30 to 4:30
WHERE : the Cascade Bicycle Club office at Magnuson Park.
WHAT: Learn the basics of recruiting others, planning the route, rules, and group riding skills with children.
WHO: We’ll hear from Maya Jacobs, organizer of the Thornton Creek and Wedgwood bike trains.
Then you’ll roll onto the grounds with Morgan Scherer of Familybike for skills practice. The session finishes with a ride around the neighborhood with parents role-playing as children, conductors and the caboose. Bring your bike and a helmet, dress for the weather and get onboard.
WHEN: April 27, from 1:30 to 4:30.
WHERE: Bike Works classroom and offices. 3715 S. Hudson Ave Suite #111 (Lower level) Seattle 98118
WHAT: Morgan Scherer will be the lead engine with a session encompassing Maya’s work as well as the on-bike activities.
RSVP to robin.randels [at] cascadebicycleclub [dot] org
The 30 Day Bike Pledge is a free, on-line, way to commit a community of your peers to get on your bike 30 consecutive days in April.
Yes, I am coming to this a little late. It started yesterday. I just learned about it from one of my Heels on Wheels cohort. She said it motivated her last year to get started again after the winter season took her off her bike. Last year she did 23 days. This year she’s shooting for 25.