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, health, recumbent, Trike, Uncategorized

Life on three wheels

by Neil Smith, Wheels for WellbeingLike most people, I learned to cycle as a child. I think my first bike (at age 6) had ‘Gunfighter’ printed on it, and I remember my older brother telling me that it was the fastest bike in the world (Gunfighter – Westerns), which I believed and told everybody (so… Continue reading Life on three wheels

Bike, health, recumbent, stress, Trike, Uncategorized, Vacation

The 5 best American made recumbent trikes for 2018

Looking for a good recumbent trike, this article will help you make your decision. Electric Spokes 2018 Looking out at the bike trails and pathways, it's becoming more common to see recumbent trikes than ever before. That's because there is a growing legion of new riders that have finally discovered the unique benefits of riding… Continue reading The 5 best American made recumbent trikes for 2018

Bike, ELF, health, Trike, Vacation

Cycling thru Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton becomes almost impossible

When biking the California Coast the only way to get from LA to San Diego is thru the marine Corp base. For decades it has been allowed and accessible. But on October 1st every rider must have a pre screened biometric ID. Which means a trip to the base before attempting the pass thru. While… Continue reading Cycling thru Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton becomes almost impossible

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It’s a bike repair Road Trip

It's 6pm we've worked all day. The car is packed and we're ready to go. Go where you say? Sacramento to repair an ELF trike for a 94 year old man. It does seem like a long ways to go, 536 miles to be exact just to fix a bike but he needs help. It's… Continue reading It’s a bike repair Road Trip

Bike, ELF, PEBL, recumbent, stress, Trike

Biking across the USA (does an ebike count?)

Update on @Oregonsweed and @Stumblefoot_triker. The trek across 2600 miles is daunting for any able bodied person in their 20-40’s. But these guys are way over that. Their spirit of adventure and their strength for the challenges they face is amazing.  Pedaling 40-60 miles a day, they are now over midway through Arizona. The Southern… Continue reading Biking across the USA (does an ebike count?)

Bike, ELF, recumbent, stress, Trike

Why would you put a bike lane there?

Have you ever come across a bike lane and said why? Who in the world would put it there? Well just today I said the same thing while out pedaling. First a little background on the area. I live towards the edge of a town in San Diego, California. In the 1990's large house suburbia… Continue reading Why would you put a bike lane there?