October 2017 I just wanted to grab breakfast at a local eatery and run a few errands. What happened was I spent the day talking to myself while pedaling. The stuff I say to myself sometimes is just a kick. Either I’m crazy or I’m really funny. At least I amuse easily. The bulk of… Continue reading What was I thinking?
THE TRAIL Courtesy of: Ride the Hiawatha The Route of the Hiawatha mountain bike or hike trail is 15 miles long with 10 train tunnels and 7 sky-high trestles. The ride starts with a trip through the 1.661 mile long St. Paul Pass Tunnel, also known as the Taft Tunnel. It is a highlight of… Continue reading THE “CROWN JEWEL” OF RAIL-TO-TRAIL ADVENTURES
March 24, 2021 Clif Family Winery , known for its organic and sustainable farming practices, was founded in 2004 by owners Gary Erickson and Kit Crawford – inspired by their mutual love for cycling adventures that inevitably end in good food and of course, good wine. To share that tradition with visitors, Clif Family Winery has… Continue reading Napa eValley Tour de Chef: Chef-Inspired Cycling Routes
IT'S NOT A LOOP OR A CIRCLE. IT'S NOT AN OUT AND BACK. IT'S A 55-MILE DESTINATION RIDE WHERE YOU JUST KEEP GOING, ONE WAY, ALL THE WAY TO SACRAMENTO. Have you ever gone out on a bike ride and wanted to just keep going? Everything is clicking, you're feeling great yet you have reached that point… Continue reading Bike Lodi: Beautiful 55 Mile Delta River Ride
Posted by Kelvin Clark | May 11, 2021 | AZUB, HP Velotechnik, ICE trikes, Trikes| 0 | TADPOLE TRIKES Tadpole trikes all perform their best when you relax in the cockpit and develop a “de-gripify” approach to the handlebars. These trikes all have a degree of self centering when rolling down the path so there is no need to aggressively “control” the cycle. That said,… Continue reading TRIKE STEERING EXPLAINED & EXAMPLES
Here’s my 2cents worth of nothing. For just over 4 years we’ve had our e trike ELFs. While they are big and dorky, I love them. I commute 10 miles every morning in it. People can really see me, and that makes me feel safer on city streets. Just recently we bought 2 Terra non… Continue reading Our new non E-trikes
Tuesday was our little day trip to the desert. We trailered up Shelby and Lucky for the 90 minute (more like 2 hour winding ride from sea level to 4500ft then back to sea level into the desert and Borrego Springs. We started at Anza Borrego State Park. They have open bathrooms 😂. That’s a… Continue reading Tuesday in the desert
March 20, 2013 by Carolyn Szczepanski Guest post by Marya McQuirter Years ago while working on her dissertation on the social history of blacks in D.C. during the first half of the 20th century, McQuirter came upon an article about five black women who biked from New York City to Washington in 1928. She is trying… Continue reading WOMEN’S (BIKE) HISTORY: 3 DAYS, 5 WOMEN, 250 MILES