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
“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
We took our new little Rad Minis out for a ride for the first time on Sunday. Can you believe this is January?A quick pedal around the lakes and a bite to eat made for a nice end to the day.The Rad Mini is a super nice ebike. I mostly played with the assist and… Continue reading The first ride
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
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.
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.