On The Road With "Olivia"

Adventures on a Folding Bike

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

Cycling in Oceanside, CA

I recently returned from a business trip down to Oceanside, CA. The best part was being able to see my older children and their families down in San Diego County. … Continue reading

October 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Book Review: In the City of Bikes

In my research, I discovered a book, In the City of Bikes by Pete Jordan. The sub-title, The Story of the Amsterdam Cyclist,  gives the reader a good idea what … Continue reading

September 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

One Year Down the Road

It has been one year since I got “Olivia”, my olive green colored folding bike from Citizen Bikes. When I first brought her to work, she was a big hit. … Continue reading

August 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Cycling in the Big Easy

I just returned from a business trip to New Orleans. Because I hate driving there, I decided to bring “Olivia” with me to get around. Also, I stayed on the … Continue reading

August 20, 2016 · 5 Comments

Light Options

When I first received my bike, I had ordered a light set that attached to the handle bars and seat post. It worked well.   But then I added a … Continue reading

July 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Chain Maintenance

I wrote earlier this past winter regarding using a wet weather lube for the chain on my Citizen Bike, “Olivia”.  It is great for when it’s raining, crossing streams, or … Continue reading

June 11, 2016 · 1 Comment

Carrying Stuff

I have written about carrying stuff in previous posts. First I used a saddlebag to be able to carry things “just in case”. Then when I needed more carrying capacity, … Continue reading

May 30, 2016 · 2 Comments