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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

Bike, global warming, health, stress, Uncategorized

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

Bike, ELF, fire, global warming, health, recumbent

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.

Bike, cochlear, covid, ELF, global warming, health, humor, PEBL, recumbent, stress, Trike, Uncategorized

Pedaling San Diego

It’s been a while since Lucky and Shelby have been to the waterfront. It started out as a foggy morning, but it ended up as a blustery and cool day. We pedaled Shelter Island, Harbor Island, and the old Naval Training Center which is now Liberty Station a (small)housing, shopping, and nice park area. Then… Continue reading Pedaling San Diego

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Shelby is up and running again

Today was Shelby’s first ride out of the garage in a couple of weeks after the Big Bang cracked body incident. Today we pedaled to lunch a simple 5 miles. Shelby seems good as new, maybe even stronger/better than new. I think, we may have found a fairly simple, body repair and crack preventative technique.… Continue reading Shelby is up and running again

Bike, ELF, global warming, health, hearing, humor, PEBL, recumbent, stress, Trike

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.

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

Lucky’s luck ran out

Well, this wasn’t a good start to the day.85degress and humid by 8am and a broken slider on Little Lucky. Thankfully, we weren’t far from home. Kevin just pedaled Shelby home to get the trailer, after a couple of calls to work of course.Now to go through the parts box. Hopefully it’s good old “Miracle”… Continue reading Lucky’s luck ran out

Bike, ELF, health, recumbent, Trike, Uncategorized

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.