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Bike, humor, stress, Uncategorized, Vacation

Rethinking the vacation

What started out as a mini vacation changed instantly. Just 2 weeks before our real road trip traveling vacation, our faithful car died . With our ELF recumbent bike nicely strapped into our trailer we were off to the mountains when the engine blew in our little old van. Some days, it just pays to… Continue reading Rethinking the vacation

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How to open up cycling to disabled

Featured Infrastructure interview NeJonathon Harker Article by Laura Laker If only there were more potential cycling customers out there… In fact, 33% of disabled people are keen on cycling. CI.N investigates the potentials and the newly revamped Guide to Inclusive Cycling with one of the leading charities in the sector… There are two common myths about cycling: that… Continue reading How to open up cycling to disabled

Bike, ELF, health, PEBL, recumbent, Trike

‘An e-bike changed my life’

By Kate ScotterBBC News Cycling is just a hobby to many, but for others the battery power of an e-bike has transformed their lives - enabling them to cycle when they otherwise couldn't, find new career paths and improve their mental health. 'It gave me a second chance' Cycling was everything to Tim Gregory . As a… Continue reading ‘An e-bike changed my life’

Bike, ELF, health, PEBL, recumbent, Trike

Traffic

Cruising in Saturday traffic, is way different than commuting during the week. 18 casual miles without a bike lane in sight, is not for the faint of heart. When we first started pedaling, 3 plus years ago, I thought it would be nice to pedal with music. I made a small speaker system for my… Continue reading Traffic

Bike, health, recumbent, Trike

Let’s Race

Southern California morning traffic, hmmm. I had this brilliant idea I’ll race my husband to his place of employment. Who will win? The family van and the freeway vs me pedaling my little solar power assist, ELF/bike named Shelby and side streets. The race will cover approximately 8+ miles during the morning rush hour. Well, normally… Continue reading Let’s Race

Bike, cochlear, health, hearing, humor, PEBL, stress, Uncategorized

Life without hearing

I was trying to explain what it’s like with my Cochlear Implant, and since it’s almost Mother’s Day I came up with this analogy. I think it explains it well. Motherhood/Fatherhood vs the Cochlear Implant - It’s not going to be easy, but you kinda have to plan for the end results. I love my… Continue reading Life without hearing

Bike, camping, hearing, humor, PEBL, recumbent, stress, Vacation

So we went bike camping

Remind me once again why we thought pedaling to a campground at night after work, was a good idea. OMG the potholes! We had to stop a couple of times to temporarily fix the lights. Because of all those potholes we couldn’t see and actually hit last night, it jarred a few connectors loose. After… Continue reading So we went bike camping

Bike, camping, cochlear, ELF, PEBL, Vacation

It’s a lazy man camping trip

Well this is going to be interesting. After work we're pedaling 15 miles, probably in the dark and stopping at Costco for a hotdog. Then we'll pedal a little further to the campground. We've only got the medium sized tent, because we can’t find the smaller one. I have a feeling it’s with one of… Continue reading It’s a lazy man camping trip