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
The thing to remember there’s a real difference between the needs of a cyclist, general fun touring, and a commuter. Most larger towns build for the tourist or casual fun biker. They build scenic paths through parks and areas of interest. Then retail and restaurants give the paths destinations for the biker to pedal to.… Continue reading What kind of bike lane do you need?
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!
It’s long over due and still has a chance of not happening, but let’s spread the word and make it happen. Progress! Dear Kit, The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Moving Forward Act (H.R 2)—a sweeping infrastructure bill that includes a bold vision for trails, walking and bicycling as part of our transportation future.… Continue reading A bold vision for biking and walking
The little town I live in, is just outside of San Diego. We have a cute small restaurant area in our 3 block downtown. The restaurants have beautiful outside seating, and lots of it, but they are still on very modified hours due to Covid. But this morning, I was able to grab a few… Continue reading Alley Art
Credit: Flickr / Chicago Bicycle Program By Katie Pyzyk Published Jan. 27, 2020 Dive Brief: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo introduced legislation in the FY 2021 Executive Budget to legalize e-bikes and scooters throughout the state. The language is similar to a bill he vetoed last month, except it establishes operating and safety measures that Cuomo said were lacking in… Continue reading New York Gov. Cuomo gives e-bikes, scooters a second chance
The endless photo post, that just makes me want to go outside, explore have adventures and pedal my bike. From the first picture and the first interest I had in biking 2016 until now