Bike, covid, ELF, global warming, health, recumbent, stress, Trike, Uncategorized, Vacation

Saturday Scavenger Hunt

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

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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!

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Our new non E-trikes

Here’s my 2cents worth of nothing. For just over 4 years we’ve had our e trike ELFs. While they are big and dorky, I love them. I commute 10 miles every morning in it. People can really see me, and that makes me feel safer on city streets. Just recently we bought 2 Terra non… Continue reading Our new non E-trikes

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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

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Tuesday in the desert

Tuesday was our little day trip to the desert. We trailered up Shelby and Lucky for the 90 minute (more like 2 hour winding ride from sea level to 4500ft then back to sea level into the desert and Borrego Springs. We started at Anza Borrego State Park. They have open bathrooms 😂. That’s a… Continue reading Tuesday in the desert

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WOMEN’S (BIKE) HISTORY: 3 DAYS, 5 WOMEN, 250 MILES

March 20, 2013 by Carolyn Szczepanski Guest post by Marya McQuirter  Years ago while working on her dissertation on the social history of blacks in D.C. during the first half of the 20th century, McQuirter came upon an article about five black women who biked from New York City to Washington in 1928. She is trying… Continue reading WOMEN’S (BIKE) HISTORY: 3 DAYS, 5 WOMEN, 250 MILES

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What kind of bike lane do you need?

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?

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I almost got killed: The bike and I are fine!

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!