Bike, family, global warming, stress, Trike, Uncategorized, Vacation

Spring Biking in Big Bear Lake

We’re sea level people and riding a bike at the 7,000ft elevation can be hard. But not this day. We sailed through it, better than I ever could imagine. Welcome to Big Bear Lake, California The lake is a little down because the wasn’t much snow this year. I’ve seen worse, but hopefully next winter… Continue reading Spring Biking in Big Bear Lake

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Saturday Scavenger Hunt

We kinda got distracted a little today. We were pedaling around searching out things for the #lovetoride scavenger hunt in #LaMesa. I have only one clue left, how is that possible? It says hike Cowles and take a picture. We are gonna die. I’m including hubby in this.I hiked it a couple of years ago… Continue reading Saturday Scavenger Hunt

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Just before the fog rolled in

A sweet little pedal along Mission Bay. By the time we packed up the fog was definitely there. Now it’s 18 miles home to the heat.

Bike, covid, ELF, global warming, health, hearing, PEBL, recumbent, stress, Trike

I almost got killed: The bike and I are fine!

What the heck. Honestly, I said a lot more than that at the time! A driver just tried to kill me. They saw me and purposely swerved and pushed me into the curb. I have a rear view camera, guess who’s going to be checking that video. I even have a loud horn they heard… Continue reading I almost got killed: The bike and I are fine!

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IKEA installs cargo bikes to drive change

SUSTAINABILITY  NOVEMBER 11, 2020 IKEA installs cargo bikes to drive change When more and more customers turn to IKEA in cities for their life at home shopping, suitable transportation solutions are required for urban areas. Germany and Spain are two Ingka Group markets introducing cargo bike rental as a more sustainable transport option in the… Continue reading IKEA installs cargo bikes to drive change

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Sunrise on Sunrise Highway

We were planning to pedal the Sunrise Highway in San Diego at Sunrise. As we turned the corner to the look out the wind started to whip. As I got out of the truck I could barely stand without bracing myself. There were 15 to 30mph gusts coming off the desert floor 5,500ft below us.… Continue reading Sunrise on Sunrise Highway

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Covid-Lockdowns-Protests-Riots-Curfews

May 2020 As the riots continue just a few miles away, the smoke from the buildings that were set on fire fills my house. I can hear the sirens, I can see the helicopters. The bank where we had a safety deposit box was burnt to the ground. Tonights conversation at home was, “did we… Continue reading Covid-Lockdowns-Protests-Riots-Curfews

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New York Gov. Cuomo gives e-bikes, scooters a second chance

Credit: Flickr / Chicago Bicycle Program By  Katie Pyzyk  Published Jan. 27, 2020 Dive Brief: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo introduced legislation in the FY 2021 Executive Budget to legalize e-bikes and scooters throughout the state. The language is similar to a bill he vetoed last month, except it establishes operating and safety measures that Cuomo said were lacking in… Continue reading New York Gov. Cuomo gives e-bikes, scooters a second chance