We’re sea level people and riding a bike at the 7,000ft elevation can be hard. But not this day. We sailed through it, better than I ever could imagine. Welcome to Big Bear Lake, California The lake is a little down because the wasn’t much snow this year. I’ve seen worse, but hopefully next winter… Continue reading Spring Biking in Big Bear Lake
We kinda got distracted a little today. We were pedaling around searching out things for the #lovetoride scavenger hunt in #LaMesa. I have only one clue left, how is that possible? It says hike Cowles and take a picture. We are gonna die. I’m including hubby in this.I hiked it a couple of years ago… Continue reading Saturday Scavenger Hunt
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!
A sweet little pedal along Mission Bay. By the time we packed up the fog was definitely there. Now it’s 18 miles home to the heat.
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
It’s been a weird slightly unnerving week. I’m not sure whether it’s pandemic fatigue, political anger or Christmas anxiety, but drivers are very aggressive lately. In the last six days we’ve had three significant bike/car encounters. That’s more than 4 years worth for us. First there was the car that purposely aimed his car at… Continue reading My morning rides are getting dangerous
What the heck. Honestly, I said a lot more than that at the time! A driver just tried to kill me. They saw me and purposely swerved and pushed me into the curb. I have a rear view camera, guess who’s going to be checking that video. I even have a loud horn they heard… Continue reading I almost got killed: The bike and I are fine!
We were planning to pedal the Sunrise Highway in San Diego at Sunrise. As we turned the corner to the look out the wind started to whip. As I got out of the truck I could barely stand without bracing myself. There were 15 to 30mph gusts coming off the desert floor 5,500ft below us.… Continue reading Sunrise on Sunrise Highway