Even before seeing the Trees By Bike website, I sort of knew I wanted to use my Xtracycle (aka, SE Portland Minivan) to bring home our Christmas tree this year. I took the little video below. It was an easy ride and I pretty much forgot the tree was there while we were riding. For the record, the tree is just a “shade” over six feet tall. I didn’t use any bungee cords: the straps on my Xtracycle bag were enough to reach over. And I only needed two out of the three straps. Easier than getting it in the trunk of a car… and none of pine needle vacuuming to worry about. Most of all, it was fun.