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How horses and e-bikes help William Shatner stay fit and creative at 87

By ROY M. WALLACK NOV 03, 2018 Shatner says he relies on horseback riding and cycling, including this e-bike, to maintain balance and stay fit. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)Five years ago, backed by a full band, William Shatner enthralled a standing-room-only crowd at the Coach House nightclub in San Juan Capistrano with… Continue reading How horses and e-bikes help William Shatner stay fit and creative at 87

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Inspirational journey of a lifetime

By: John Simpson Posted: 11/8/2018 3:00 AM Brandonites John Simpson and Laurel McLaughlin are pictured at the end of their journey, in Halifax earlier this year. In 1999, my wife Laurel McLaughlin and I crossed an item off of our shared bucket list. We pedalled our mountain bikes 8,045 kms from Vancouver, B.C. to St. John’s,… Continue reading Inspirational journey of a lifetime

Bike, ELF, PEBL, recumbent, Trike, Vacation

The Dark Side: Why Would a Veteran Cyclist and Tour Leader Ride an eBike?

November 7, 2017 - Jerry Hughes is an Adventure Cycling member and leads guided tours for Adventure Cycling too. I am not only a recreational cyclist; I am a hardcore cyclist — and I bought an eBike this year. Since 2010, I’ve been leading tours for Adventure Cycling. I’ve lead and staffed over 20 tours and I’ve ridden the… Continue reading The Dark Side: Why Would a Veteran Cyclist and Tour Leader Ride an eBike?

Bike, ELF, health, humor, recumbent, stress, Trike

With a wave and a smile I kept pedaling!

This mornings pedal was nothing different then normal, but this afternoons was great. I stayed right with a 4x4 truck for almost 5 miles. Granted he took off faster and got to the signal before me, but we traveled thru town side by side. He started taking off faster and faster, each red light. But… Continue reading With a wave and a smile I kept pedaling!

Bike, ELF, health, ms, recumbent, stress, Trike

MS in Motion: The Inspirational Story of Valerie Kline

By Sara Graydon 2018 Valerie Kline is a remarkable woman. She does everything possible to keep her mind and body sound as she adapts to a disease that threatens to steal pieces of her bit-by-bit. As she combats her Multiple Sclerosis (MS) she finds ways to continue doing the things she loves most in life.… Continue reading MS in Motion: The Inspirational Story of Valerie Kline

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, 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?