Category Archives: General bike stories

SportRX—A Fresh Perspective

SportRX—A Fresh Perspective. I wasn’t searching for a new look, yet it found me.   This cool company tucked along the Rose Canyon Bicycle Path in San Diego kind of reached out and grabbed me.   Just like many of the thousands … Continue reading

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Interbike 2015—A Video Diary

Interbike 2015—A Video Diary. Some reporters post photos, some text.   I’ve found that a video library of the week works for me. This is quite an undertaking so I hope it helps you get a feel for the event.   I … Continue reading

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ULTIMATE COMMUTER E-BIKE BUILD—Part #2—The Bike

ULTIMATE COMMUTER E-BIKE BUILD—Part #2—The Bike. The build is well underway, yet I want to step back a bit and talk about my bike choice—and yours.   The word “ultimate” can mean many things, and to achieve it we must start … Continue reading

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Trike Safari at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park—If We Could Talk to the Animals

Trike Safari at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park—If We Could Talk to the Animals. Just imagine it, what a neat achievement that would be.   Dr. Dolittle may be a fictional character, yet the reality is that getting up close … Continue reading

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Bicycle Business Journal—A New History Starts Now

Bicycle Business Journal—A New History Starts Now. Let’s fade back to 1950, kind of hard for me as I wasn’t yet a twinkle in my father’s eye at that point in history. Still, the world was in full swing, as … Continue reading

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The Custom Cruiser Craze

The Custom Cruiser Craze.   Since day one of bicycles the owners and riders have strived to add that personal touch to make their bikes speak their language. Things have not changed in the respect, but have blossomed in all … Continue reading

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Tern Perch—Bike Storage Made Easy

Tern Perch—Bike Storage Made Easy. Bikes, bikes, everywhere, what are you to do? Many face this and look for the answer to help. The fixes range from the most simple to the most elegant in form and function. Even with … Continue reading

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Buying a New E-bike—A Personal Experience

Buying a New E-bike—A Personal Experience.   Whether you’ve had a bike lately or not, you may have found that an electric-assist bicycle raises your interest. Once the desire hits, getting that new E-bike can be as easy or hard … Continue reading

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Thule T2 Bicycle Rack—Major Up-grade for My Bike Needs

Thule T2 Bicycle Rack—Major Up-grade for My Bike Needs. As a child I never transported my bike (as far as I can remember). If I wanted to ride at the beach, I rode there to do it. It was just … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Bus

Waiting for the Bus. This is a opinion piece I wrote for the San Diego County Bicycle Coalition (SDCBC) Newsletter last year. Unlike some other articles I’ve written for that publication, this one never saw print. A new Facebook page … Continue reading

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