We kinda got distracted a little today. We were pedaling around searching out things for the #lovetoride scavenger hunt in #LaMesa. I have only one clue left, how is that possible? It says hike Cowles and take a picture. We are gonna die. I’m including hubby in this.I hiked it a couple of years ago… Continue reading Saturday Scavenger Hunt
Today is the last day of bike trail fun. Tomorrow we go back to the fun routine and our commute in the ELFs. It’s 5 miles of a fairly flat trail around Lake Miramar here in San Diego. Hubby can’t wait for his recumbent to arrive. Anytime now!! It can’t be fast enough for him.… Continue reading March 31st and it’s 90 degrees. Boy it’s hot!
Last Sunday we rode the new Rose Canyon bike path. It’s really nice, EXCEPT for the first 3/4 mile. It was an old poorly maintained asphalt path with over growth. But after that the path was amazing. We had a great time on our 16 mile pedal that day. But the following day was not… Continue reading 2 flats in 1 week
Simply stated, who knows? While they do have a new physical address in Arizona and what looks like new owners Sun MicroMobility, are they really back? The concept is nice. The product was average, but I can see such potential. Hopefully the new owners can pull off a miracle. I’d love to see it succeed.… Continue reading Is Organic Transit back in business?
Tuesday was our little day trip to the desert. We trailered up Shelby and Lucky for the 90 minute (more like 2 hour winding ride from sea level to 4500ft then back to sea level into the desert and Borrego Springs. We started at Anza Borrego State Park. They have open bathrooms 😂. That’s a… Continue reading Tuesday in the desert
January 19, 2021 http://Ebikes508.com What are Hub Motors?Hub motors were the first type of drive systems for bicycles to be patented and they continue to be popular today. Instead of trying to integrate a motor into the bicycle drivetrain (complimenting the gears and chain that the rider uses) hub motors stay completely separate. Electricity is… Continue reading E-Bike Motors Explained Mid Drive vs Hub Drive
March 20, 2013 by Carolyn Szczepanski Guest post by Marya McQuirter Years ago while working on her dissertation on the social history of blacks in D.C. during the first half of the 20th century, McQuirter came upon an article about five black women who biked from New York City to Washington in 1928. She is trying… Continue reading WOMEN’S (BIKE) HISTORY: 3 DAYS, 5 WOMEN, 250 MILES
The thing to remember there’s a real difference between the needs of a cyclist, general fun touring, and a commuter. Most larger towns build for the tourist or casual fun biker. They build scenic paths through parks and areas of interest. Then retail and restaurants give the paths destinations for the biker to pedal to.… Continue reading What kind of bike lane do you need?