On The Road With "Olivia"

Adventures on a Folding Bike

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“Silver” in the Sierras

One of the reasons why I decided to purchase “Silver“, my folding e-bike from Citizen Bikes, was to be able to deal with the steep inclines in the area at … Continue reading

June 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Tropical Cycling

I just returned from a trip to southwest Florida to visit with family and celebrate my Mother’s 90th birthday! It was a wonderful time and I was so pleased to … Continue reading

May 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Hi-yo Silver!

After several months of looking at the Citizen Bikes website, I was able to convince my dear wife that I needed a “Frisco” e-bike! I ordered it last week and … Continue reading

April 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

Wheel Replacement

A few weeks ago, I discovered “Olivia’s” rear wheel was “out of true” and was rubbing against the brake pads on one side. However, after further inspection, I found that … Continue reading

April 8, 2017 · Leave a comment

Old School Bike

When I was a young kid, about 12 or so,  in the 1970s, my parents surprised my younger sister and I with new bikes.  You know, the classic “sting-ray” style … Continue reading

March 29, 2017 · 1 Comment

Spring has Sprung!

Today is the first day of spring up here in the northern hemisphere and we are enjoying the milder weather for now. Today started out at 38 (f) and got … Continue reading

March 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Heavy Snow… And Then A Break… For Now.

It has been about a month since I was able to ride on my olive green folding bike, “Olivia”. The snows and winds have been brutal and mostly I have … Continue reading

February 8, 2017 · 2 Comments

Cycling the San Diego River Trail

After cycling the San Luis Rey River Trail, I decided I wanted to cycle the San Diego River Trail as well. I started the ride at Sefton Park in Mission … Continue reading

January 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

New Mud Flaps

Last year I wrote about making my own milk jug mud flaps for “Olivia”. They worked well and I was happy with how they turned out. However, over time, the … Continue reading

November 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

World War II American Bicycles

I stumbled onto a fascinating website earlier this week. It is a Belgian website called, The Liberator (click on the link to go to the website). It was started to … Continue reading

October 23, 2016 · Leave a comment