Category Archives: Bicycles

If You Live in Ward 2 Consider Voting for John Roberts for East Bay Regional Parks District Director.

If you are a voter in East Bay Regional Park District’s (EBRPD’s) Ward 2 of: Piedmont, parts of Oakland, or mid-Western Contra Costa including Orinda, Lafayette, Canyon, Moraga, Rheem Valley, Rossmoor or part of Walnut Creek, you have a chance … Continue reading

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PLUGGED OR UNPLUGED; MOUNTAIN BIKE ACTION MAGAZINE TAKES AIM AT OFF ROAD MOTORCYCLES

Recently while riding my bicycle on the road and the trail I have passed and been passed by electric assist bicycles. It does not bother me because I ride on the street and get passed by cars all the time. … Continue reading

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TREK SUPERFLY FS 8 FULL SUSPENSION MOUNTAIN BIKE

The 2014 Trek Superfly FS 8 is affordable, has oversized wheels and is quite light for a full suspension mountain bike. The 29 inch wheels are a real advantage in the punishing terrain where I ride. My 15.5 sized Trek … Continue reading

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TWENTY-NINE INCH MOUNTAIN BIKE WHEELS VS. TWENTY-SIX INCH WHEELS

Initially when I was first introduced to the 29 inch wheel size I was highly skeptical and thought that it was yet another ruse by mountain bike manufacturers to sell more bikes. I have seen it all; everything from Biopace … Continue reading

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DREAMS OF MY MOTHER

Actually this post is not about my mom’s dreams. It is about a dream that I had about my mom. The title has a certain swagger to it. It is reminiscent of something our president might have written if he … Continue reading

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SANTA CRUZ HECKLER ALL MOUNTAIN BIKE

I own a Santa Cruz Heckler. I looked up the definition of heckler in my trusty Webster’s New Collegiate Dictionary and couldn’t find it. I did find the word “heckle” which means “to harass and try to disconcert with questions, … Continue reading

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TRADITIONAL NON-CARBON FIBER ROAD BIKES

A CASE FOR TRADITIONAL NON-CARBON ROAD BIKE FRAMES (Before you read this post you need to read the preceding post) Can a bicycle comment on a post? I don’t know if it is me or you, but one of us … Continue reading

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