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

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, 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?

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

Update on Overcoming Doubt and Fear

Update, on @Stumble_foottriker and @Oregonswede and their cross country adventure. They were able to get 39 mountainous miles in, on day 1. Finishing the day around 5pm. Tomorrow a few more mountain miles then a very speedy down hill run into the desert. Now they'll be pedaling across, nearly flat land with few hills for… Continue reading Update on Overcoming Doubt and Fear

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The Bike Lane

So many cities are reworking their transit system and including more bike lanes in the plans. Bike advocates are out promoting their cause. I commend them. Something needs to be done. Narrow bike lanes in the gutter with dead animals and broken glass is not acceptable. Nor is having the bike lane directly against a… Continue reading The Bike Lane