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Advocate for better!

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!

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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

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I did it. I bought a Rad Bike

Wow! I’m impressed. First off let me just say the staff at the San Diego Rad Bike Store is amazing.  We just purchased 2 Rad Minis. I was expecting to pay the full 2022 price. After all it was a new year and the price of everything has gone up. But what the heck, I’ll… Continue reading I did it. I bought a Rad Bike

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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

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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.

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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

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THE “CROWN JEWEL” OF RAIL-TO-TRAIL ADVENTURES

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