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Are Ebikes worth it?

For anyone asking if an ebike, etrike, PEBL or ELF are worth having, I’ll say yes. But you definitely need to know your limits and try things out before you buy something so expensive. If you have trails, paths and side streets you’re better off than most. But at times it does get scary. Sometimes… Continue reading Are Ebikes worth it?

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A bold vision for biking and walking

It’s long over due and still has a chance of not happening, but let’s spread the word and make it happen. Progress! Dear Kit, The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Moving Forward Act (H.R 2)—a sweeping infrastructure bill that includes a bold vision for trails, walking and bicycling as part of our transportation future.… Continue reading A bold vision for biking and walking

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How horses and e-bikes help William Shatner stay fit and creative at 87

By ROY M. WALLACK NOV 03, 2018 Shatner says he relies on horseback riding and cycling, including this e-bike, to maintain balance and stay fit. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)Five years ago, backed by a full band, William Shatner enthralled a standing-room-only crowd at the Coach House nightclub in San Juan Capistrano with… Continue reading How horses and e-bikes help William Shatner stay fit and creative at 87

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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?

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We’re making progress

I just took Georgie Girl out for a spin that wasn’t just around the block. Dang does she move. The same streets I pedaled Shelby on this morning and had to work to get to 20mph, Georgie and I zip right along hitting 25mph with a super ez pedal. She does whine and sound like… Continue reading We’re making progress

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Commuting via bike in a winter wonderland

“That’s not snow, that’s a light dusting!” I can already predict some comments on this week’s video. For the people in north-west Europe, not used to heavy snow, it was a bit more than that! With snow from Friday to Monday, leading to a “code red weather alarm” that last day in the Netherlands, public… Continue reading Commuting via bike in a winter wonderland

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Five Rail-Trails for For Cruising thru National Monuments

Posted 06/01/17 by Suzanne Matyas in Trail Use There are countless special places in America, but only about 100 have been distinguished enough to be called national monuments. Granted protection by Congress or the president by way of the Antiquities Act, these emblems of our country’s landscape allow us—from generation to generation—to learn, discover and… Continue reading Five Rail-Trails for For Cruising thru National Monuments