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Bike, global warming, Trike

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

Bike, health, stress

Cycling for positive mental health

It improves your mood. Regular cyclists often talk about the “cycling high”, cousin to the well-recognised “runner’s high”. Cycling pumps blood around your body at a greater rate which allows for the rapid spread of endorphins and other good substances like dopamine, norepinephrine and serotonin. It promotes positive mental health. Self-Esteem, depression, anxiety and stress are all… Continue reading Cycling for positive mental health

Bike, ELF, PEBL, recumbent, Trike

Solar/Electric bikes are perfect except for the price

This solar electric bike/car is almost perfect, except for the price Micah Toll  - Jan. 11th 2020 9:33 am ET  22 Comments  The Wello Family solar-powered electric bike/car was just showcased at CES 2020, demonstrating how families might be able to transport kids or cargo with a much smaller carbon footprint than conventional transportation. But… Continue reading Solar/Electric bikes are perfect except for the price

Bike, camping, health, hearing, humor, PEBL, recumbent, Trike

Bikes – Trikes – and Fun

The endless photo post, that just makes me want to go outside, explore have adventures and pedal my bike. From the first picture and the first interest I had in biking 2016 until now

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

Bike

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