Category Archives: General bike stories

My Bicycle Trailer—Reworked for Smart Traveling

My Bicycle Trailer—Reworked for Smart Traveling. Even as cargo bikes gain massive popularity, bike trailers have been around for years. Many use them to haul the kids or pets, yet just about anything can be moved with them. There are … Continue reading

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Introduction to Electric Bicycles—Spring 2016 Edition—May 24, 2016

It is time again for my popular E-bike event here in San Diego, this will be the 8th edition. Happening the evening of May 24th, 2016, it all starts at 5 pm, yet arriving a bit early is a good idea. … Continue reading

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Electric Bikes in Northern California—What I Found

Electric Bikes in Northern California—What I Found. I have been trying to plan this exploratory trip for a while, and this month it all came together. I had been seeing online and hearing about some of these cool E-bikes shops … Continue reading

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Moto Reflex Pedals—Comfort King

Moto Reflex Pedals—Comfort King. Riding a bike has many levels, yet if you are like me, comfort is king. I love to smile and enjoy the day with each turn of the pedals. Even if sweat, grit, pain and blood … Continue reading

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ULTIMATE COMMUTER E-BIKE BUILD—Part #6—The Serfas Touch

ULTIMATE COMMUTER E-BIKE BUILD—Part #6—The Serfas Touch. I’ve been riding this project E-bike for a many weeks now. It came together nicely and much of what I like about it are the small details. A bunch of those details have … Continue reading

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NiteRider Sentinel 40 & Sabre 35—Rear Bike Lights with Benefits

NiteRider Sentinel 40 & Sabre 35—Rear Bike Lights with Benefits. I am big on using bike lights whether the sun is shining or not. These super bright new taillights from NiteRider stand out no matter what your riding conditions are … Continue reading

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Dude Making a Difference, by Rob Greenfield—Book Review

Dude Making a Difference, by Rob Greenfield—Book Review. Rob Greenfield’s message with this book is about sustainability, yet it runs much deeper than that. It is about his off-the-grid bicycle journey across the United States, but so much more is … Continue reading

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Tannus Tire Test Session—What a Long, Strange Trip Its Been

Tannus Tire Test Session—What a Long, Strange Trip It’s Been. I was grateful when Tannus Tires allowed me the chance to review their tires, yet there were a few times I thought the test was dead. Not one to dwell … Continue reading

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BodyFloat by Cirrus Cycles—Pleasure On Two Wheels

BodyFloat by Cirrus Cycles—Pleasure on Two Wheels.   Even on three wheels you can get total comfort with a BodyFloat Isolation Seatpost.   The testimonials of what a great bike addition it is roll online on a daily basis.   Looks like … Continue reading

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Torch T2 Lighted Bicycle Helmet—Safety X 2

Torch T2 Lighted Bicycle Helmet—Safety X 2. A smiling bike ride is our goal, so less worries of trouble are part of the destination.   I have long been an advocate of daytime light use, and of course we all use … Continue reading

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