October 2017 I just wanted to grab breakfast at a local eatery and run a few errands. What happened was I spent the day talking to myself while pedaling. The stuff I say to myself sometimes is just a kick. Either I’m crazy or I’m really funny. At least I amuse easily. The bulk of… Continue reading What was I thinking?
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
At this rate will they make it to 70? While looking for info on E bikes I found dozens Facebook pages and social media pages that revolve around Boomers on Ebikes. It’s sounds great, right? That’s until you really start to read the posts. Many aren’t talking about great trail rides, vacations, accessories or even… Continue reading EBikes for those over 60
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
Sometimes I think pedaling at night is easier and safer than during the day. During the day, I can’t assume they see me or my big rolling orange traffic cone on wheels. You would think they’d see me, but many times they are on the phone, and aren’t paying attention. In the last 3 months… Continue reading Can you see me?
Well this is going to be interesting. After work we're pedaling 15 miles, probably in the dark and stopping at Costco for a hotdog. Then we'll pedal a little further to the campground. We've only got the medium sized tent, because we can’t find the smaller one. I have a feeling it’s with one of… Continue reading It’s a lazy man camping trip
Have you ever come across a bike lane and said why? Who in the world would put it there? Well just today I said the same thing while out pedaling. First a little background on the area. I live towards the edge of a town in San Diego, California. In the 1990's large house suburbia… Continue reading Why would you put a bike lane there?