Bike, global warming, recumbent, stress, Trike

An antique bike appears in a melting glacier

By Runyu Liang You might have heard from your Italian friend complaining about the scorching heat in Europe this past summer. But how did the glaciers react? In the Ötztal region of the Italian Alps, an antique bicycle showed up after Rotmoosferner Glacier melted at 3,000 meters. Scientists estimate that there has been an accelerating trend of… Continue reading An antique bike appears in a melting glacier

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, ELF, PEBL, recumbent, Trike

Terra Trike Safety Recall

Important Safety Recall: If you purchased a TerraTrike Rambler between May – August 2018, there is a Safety Recall for you to be aware of. TerraTrike is conducting this Fast Track recall with the CPSC (U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission) to recall the Ramblers affected. No accidents or injuries have been reported; however, this recall… Continue reading Terra Trike Safety Recall

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, ELF, PEBL, recumbent, Trike, Uncategorized

What is a recumbent trike?

by Tryx Recumbent trikes Recumbent trikes (not to be confused with upright “adult trikes”, or “Granny trikes”) are pedal powered tricycles designed with comfortable seats that allow the rider to sit in a reclined position for better aerodynamics and all-day riding if desired.  Because of their added bulk and weight, trikes are a little slower than their two-wheeled… Continue reading What is a recumbent trike?

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, Trike

HE HATED BIKING, BUT A SIMPLE MINDSET TWEAK CHANGED HIS MIND FOR GOOD

BY SELENE YEAGER AUG 6, 2018 bicycling.com Evan Hoffmeier, 29, of Sioux City, Iowa is really clear about one thing. He was not interested in riding a bike. “To be as frank as possible I did not want to buy a bike, but my wife Kelsey was adamant that she thought it could be fun.”… Continue reading HE HATED BIKING, BUT A SIMPLE MINDSET TWEAK CHANGED HIS MIND FOR GOOD