On The Road With "Olivia"

Adventures on a Folding Bike

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

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