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Advocate for better!

I know this is a bike site so let’s all advocate and support the building of safe bike and mobility lanes. But if that’s not your cup of tea here’s a simple cause to get behind. I’ll explain, why I will not run to catch a bus or train, ever again. Nor will I ever… Continue reading Advocate for better!

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May is Bike Month

May is Bike Month, and it’s been a busy bike month.So on May 1st we thought we’d pedal our ebikes to the trolley, and then pedal San Diego’s Embarcadero. But after Saturday’s mega yard cleaning, there wasn’t any enthusiasm left for that. Instead we took Lucky and Shelby shopping. We attached the trailer and off… Continue reading May is Bike Month

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The first ride

We took our new little Rad Minis out for a ride for the first time on Sunday. Can you believe this is January?A quick pedal around the lakes and a bite to eat made for a nice end to the day.The Rad Mini is a super nice ebike. I mostly played with the assist and… Continue reading The first ride

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I did it. I bought a Rad Bike

Wow! I’m impressed. First off let me just say the staff at the San Diego Rad Bike Store is amazing.  We just purchased 2 Rad Minis. I was expecting to pay the full 2022 price. After all it was a new year and the price of everything has gone up. But what the heck, I’ll… Continue reading I did it. I bought a Rad Bike

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Our Thanksgiving morning pedal.

Our late morning pedal before feasting on Thanksgiving goodies was a little different than we planned.As we traversed the valley the Santa Ana winds really began to picked up. It was like pedaling with the brakes on. The wind was intense.That’s when we saw the slight bit of smoke about a mile or 2 away.… Continue reading Our Thanksgiving morning pedal.

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Summer heat!

I just “pedaled” (not cruised) my normal morning 10 miles on my E-trike/ELF. 80*by 8am. I’m exhausted!Drivers kept honking at me. People, I can’t go any faster there are cars in front of me. I’m the one who’s hot. Why are you people so grumpy in your car with AC.

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Some days ya just gotta cruise.

It was the first day of summer. Not too hot and not too cold. Enjoy this six minutes of scenery and the sites in San Diego Recorded on a dashcam powered by a small cell power charging battery. it’s not fancy but it works great and for the price it’s fantastic. I’ll refine the holder… Continue reading Some days ya just gotta cruise.

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THE “CROWN JEWEL” OF RAIL-TO-TRAIL ADVENTURES

THE TRAIL Courtesy of: Ride the Hiawatha The Route of the Hiawatha mountain bike or hike trail is 15 miles long with 10 train tunnels and 7 sky-high trestles. The ride starts with a trip through the 1.661 mile long St. Paul Pass Tunnel, also known as the Taft Tunnel. It is a highlight of… Continue reading THE “CROWN JEWEL” OF RAIL-TO-TRAIL ADVENTURES