Monthly Archives: November 2010

Schwinn Cruiser Deluxe

Have you ever seen something you just had to have?   You didn’t really need it, but for some reason, it seemed so desirable.   That’s the way it was for me back in 1995 with this bike. I was working part-time … Continue reading

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Riding the Famous Galloping Goose Trail

In a constant search of interesting places to ride, this fall I had a chance to try the Galloping Goose Trail on Vancouver Island.   Integrated into our vacation to Washington, the opportunity opened up on a October morning.   Our main … Continue reading

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Q-Bikes in San Diego

Since my childhood age of ten or eleven, I’ve been poking around the local bike shops in search of a brake pad, cable or the such.   Always riding or fixing up an older bike, there was some piece I would … Continue reading

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NiteRider MiNewt Mini Headlight Review

There are many headlights to choose from in the bike world.   They range from the low-powered flashlight type, to a multi-bulb LED unit with a remotely mounted rechargeable battery.   You can strap a Maglite to your handlebars with a rubber band.   You … Continue reading

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