Update, on @Stumble_foottriker and @Oregonswede and their cross country adventure. They were able to get 39 mountainous miles in, on day 1. Finishing the day around 5pm. Tomorrow a few more mountain miles then a very speedy down hill run into the desert. Now they'll be pedaling across, nearly flat land with few hills for… Continue reading Update on Overcoming Doubt and Fear
The new fad that’s taken over some cities is the “Dockless Bike.” Are they a good idea or a bad idea? Only time will really tell. At first glance you’d think wow, I can just pick up a bike anywhere and ride it for a bargain price and then leave it anywhere. That’s a pretty… Continue reading Dockless Bikes – safe or will someone get hurt?
Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Sedentary middle-aged adults who start intense exercise training may be able to prevent or reduce cardiac stiffness that can lead to heart failure, a small experiment suggests. For the experiment, researchers randomly assigned 61 sedentary adults who were 54 years old, on average, to join a two-year exercise program or… Continue reading Even middle-aged couch potatoes can help their heart with exercise
Written by J Figueroa As a VET, I understand that PTSD is not just about Vets, but Police, Fire, EMS, and First Responders. I can’t imagine coming to a minivan after a drunk t-boned them and a 4 year old is maimed and dead. Then going home and trying to sleep without the memory playing… Continue reading Why I want an eTrike
Via electricbikereport.com UPS eTrike in Ft. Lauderdale, FL UPS is launching an eTrike that will deliver packages along Las Olas Boulevard and in surrounding neighborhoods in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. UPS eTrike in Pittsburgh, PA “This is another example of how private and public sectors can work together to find sustainable solutions to meet the needs of… Continue reading New eBikes & eBike Systems
I was just out and about when I thought I’d take a break. The hot dry Santa Ana Winds can really dry a person out. So I zipped into Mc Donald’s for the air conditioning and a cool drink. While just sitting quietly I notice an older gent all dressed in red looking at my… Continue reading I met Santa while riding my ELF
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. Best of all by the… Continue reading It’s rough being a San Diegan….
Big Bear Lake in Southern California is a great place to bike