October 2016 Southern California morning traffic, hmmm. I had this brilliant idea I’ll race my husband to his place of employment. Who will win? The family van and the freeway vs me pedaling my little solar power assist, ELF/bike named Shelby and side streets. The race will cover approximately 8+ miles during the morning rush hour.… Continue reading The Race is On
I normally rant and rave about the bike lanes in Big Bear Lake, California, but not today. This is the letter I wrote to them this morning. Everyone and City council, I was really looking forward to attending Moonridge Monday, but I was detained down the hill. I would have ridden my bike to the… Continue reading They turned the protected bike lane into a street fair? Are they crazy?
“Mom can I go as fast as that Shelby Cobra? My name is Shelby.”No you can’t, but you can go endless miles (as long as I’m pedaling). You’re an etrike and you have a solar charging battery.“Mom can Stang go that fast?”Maybe? After all she’s a 69, V-8 302“Mom you should bring her to the… Continue reading It’s a Shelby!
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!
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
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
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