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

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

Bike, health, recumbent, Trike, Vacation

What To Carry In Your Basic Bike Repair Kit

Courtesy of Evelo.com Any bike that gets ridden seriously as transportation or on long rides needs at least a basic tool/emergency kit, and the knowledge to use it unless the rider is always in a position to call a friend with a car or a cab when their bike needs a quick fix on the… Continue reading What To Carry In Your Basic Bike Repair Kit

Bike, health, recumbent, stress, Trike, Vacation

Now this is a bike shop!

Just recently I bought a used/new/never ridden Terratrike Rover recumbent trike. I wanted something that would fit on trails and paths easier. It’s definitely an entry level trike, but that’s all I need right now. I just want something to cruise and get a cardio workout. Maybe later I’ll add a small 350-500 e-assist system… Continue reading Now this is a bike shop!

Bike, ELF, health, PEBL, stress, Trike, Uncategorized

2 flats in 1 week

Last Sunday we rode the new Rose Canyon bike path. It’s really nice, EXCEPT for the first 3/4 mile. It was an old poorly maintained asphalt path with over growth. But after that the path was amazing. We had a great time on our 16 mile pedal that day. But the following day was not… Continue reading 2 flats in 1 week

Bike, camping, covid, ELF, health, PEBL, recumbent, stress, Trike

I think we need new tires?

Trying to find them in a Covid world isn’t that easy.

Bike

Dude my bike has a rattle

When a southwest bike enthusiast calls the bike shop asking if they have time to fix a rattle.

Bike, covid, health, hearing, stress

COVID-19 the facts and numbers

by Kevin Schrader Just my thoughts ….As of today there have been over 60-thousand deaths from COVID-19 in the United States.For some perspective on this, consider the following:58,220 Americans lost their lives in the Vietnam war between 1966 and 1973 (7-years)38,800 Americans lost their lives in Auto Accidents in 2019 (1-year) We have been tracking… Continue reading COVID-19 the facts and numbers

Bike, cochlear, health, hearing, humor, stress, Vacation

My Cochlear Implant Diary of Thoughts

Totally not bike related but bare with me. It’s amazing how our journeys differ and there’s no right or wrong. Some people want louder timers and louder clocks. I have a silent alarm clock that just shakes the heck out of me. But just last week I said to myself, “why in the world does… Continue reading My Cochlear Implant Diary of Thoughts