I was a victim of some major road rage against bikes and nearly killed in El Cajon California. The driver of a large black Ford F150 Platinum Edition truck doesn’t like bikes. At an intersection he came around me and enter the bike lane from my right side, while screaming profanities at me. He drove… Continue reading Death by bike or should the title say death by driver of an F150
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!
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.
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
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
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.
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
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