One thing I see all too often is bicyclists riding without a helmet. I get it, helmets may not be the most fun or stylish things to wear, especially if you’re a girl and don’t want to mess up your hairdo. But hey, let’s talk about this. Is it really worth putting your safety at risk to look cool? Is your hairstyle really more important than protecting your brain? Strap on your helmet before you go for a ride, and make sure your friends, family and children do the same. According to … [Read more...]
My name is Caitlin Russo, and I’m a native of Lafayette, Louisiana. As the blogger behind Eco Cajun, I’m all about living an eco-friendly life, and I love to promote bicycle riding as a healthy hobby and alternative form of travel. My husband, Phillip, and I love to ride together to festivals, community events, football games, and around town with our friends. Bikes hold a special place in our life together, and we even incorporated my Schwinn cruiser into our recent wedding!
By day, I’m a full-time marketing and public relations specialist, and in my off-time, I enjoy hot yoga, traveling, concerts, and quiet nights at home with my husband and our cat, Dax.
Caitlin Russo | ecocajun.com Living a sustainable and eco-friendly lifestyle is very important to me. In everything I do, I try to respect our environment and natural resources, and do what I can to not waste more than I need to. And I love to share about my journey over on my blog, in addition to sharing how anyone can make small and actionable changes in their own lives to live a little greener. Everyone has their different favorite reason for riding a bicycle. Many of the Schwinn … [Read more...]
One of the things I knew I wanted to do during my time as a Schwinn Ambassador was to highlight my hometown of Lafayette, Louisiana. I grew up simply riding the streets of my neighborhood with my mom or dad jogging along, and when I got older, it turned into night rides with friends as a way to hang out. Over the past few years, bike rides with my husband, Phillip, have become part of our relationship. We enjoy taking rides together, whether there’s a destination in mind or not. I started … [Read more...]
Schwinn is excited to announce the 2017 Schwinn Ambassadors. Each Ambassador was hand selected to represent Schwinn through their unique bicycle journey! Some Ambassadors will be taking you on a 365 day adventure, while others will show you how their bicycle is an extension of their life and personal style. With a common goal, Schwinn, along with each of our 2017 Ambassadors realize the joy, sense of freedom, and health benefits that go along with riding a bicycle. Without further adieu, meet … [Read more...]