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Bike, global warming, recumbent, stress, Trike

An antique bike appears in a melting glacier

By Runyu Liang You might have heard from your Italian friend complaining about the scorching heat in Europe this past summer. But how did the glaciers react? In the Ötztal region of the Italian Alps, an antique bicycle showed up after Rotmoosferner Glacier melted at 3,000 meters. Scientists estimate that there has been an accelerating trend of… Continue reading An antique bike appears in a melting glacier

Bike, ELF, health, stress, Trike, Vacation

Totally a stress free day, finally.

This will be short and sweet. 14 miles at the 7,000ft elevation on a crisp cool sunny day is awesome. There was lots of pedaling, time for music and time to meet new friends. Now it's time to chill and relax.

Bike, ELF, PEBL, recumbent, Trike

Terra Trike Safety Recall

Important Safety Recall: If you purchased a TerraTrike Rambler between May – August 2018, there is a Safety Recall for you to be aware of. TerraTrike is conducting this Fast Track recall with the CPSC (U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission) to recall the Ramblers affected. No accidents or injuries have been reported; however, this recall… Continue reading Terra Trike Safety Recall

Bike, health, humor, PEBL, recumbent, stress, Trike, Vacation

Save the Duck Pond

Word has it that the county of San Diego is going to fill in the Gillespie Field Duck Pond. Nooooo! It’s not much, And it’s getting less of a pond and more of an eyesore with every day. It’s sandwiched inbetween Chemtronics and other manufacturers but it’s one of the last bits of nature in… Continue reading Save the Duck Pond

Bike, ELF, health, PEBL, recumbent, stress, Trike

How steep is that hill?

Gradients and cycling: an introduction theclimbingcyclist.com If you’re at all interested in cycling uphill (or even if you’re not) you would have heard people refer to a climb’s gradient (or steepness) as a percentage. A climb might have an average gradient of 3% or 5% or even 10% but just what do these numbers mean?… Continue reading How steep is that hill?

Bike, ELF, PEBL, recumbent, Trike, Uncategorized

What is a recumbent trike?

by Tryx Recumbent trikes Recumbent trikes (not to be confused with upright “adult trikes”, or “Granny trikes”) are pedal powered tricycles designed with comfortable seats that allow the rider to sit in a reclined position for better aerodynamics and all-day riding if desired.  Because of their added bulk and weight, trikes are a little slower than their two-wheeled… Continue reading What is a recumbent trike?