Month: April 2006

Moped Madness?

I was reading this article on Yahoo about how mopeds are making a come back due to high gas prices. Read More To be sure, US sales of small-bore cycles aren’t yet at their peak – 300,000 units in 1978. But sales are up 500 percent since 1999, and rose from 83,000 units sold in…

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City of Angels Fun Ride

This coming weekend Moe along with a couple of our friends will be riding the 9th Annual City of Angels Fun Ride. This is actually my first City of Angels Ride. Moe has done this one before. I’ll be riding the Ibex Corrida and Moe will be riding his Giant TCR. Its pretty cool, if…

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Wish List

With Christmas being eight months away, I figure I would get a head start on my wish list. Do you think this is asking a bit too much?

Environmentalism: Purpose or Perk?

I’ve always tried to be environmentally conscious. This is a trait I seem to share with most bikers (at least those who frequent biking websites, certainly the other contributors to this site) and with the recent gas prices, there’s been plenty of talk about biking vs. driving. My position in this debate is different from…

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RPM Cyclery-Shop Review

You may have heard me talk about RPM Cyclery of Lake Elsinore Ca. before. Well here’s the first official SHOP REVIEW. I’ll be discussing some of the key points that I look for in a shop. 1. Customer Service 2. Knowledgeable Staff 3. Satisfaction 4. Selection 5. Atmosphere 1. Customer Service Priscilla and I decided…

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US Needs Better Personal Transportation

I’ve been thinking about our transportation/energy problems here in the US of A. Bare with me as I explain the flow of my thoughts. Because the US is big, successful, and spreadout, trains are not able to provide a large level of transportation solutions as is they do in Europe. Partly because trains aren’t available…

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Ways to save money on driving

Yahoo posted an aritlce about 10 ways you can save on driving… For most Americans, driving is a necessity of life. But as budgets tighten and fuel prices fluctuate, many people are looking for ways to trim the price of driving. When buying a car, opting for a used vehicle can cut the cost of…

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"What can I do, I have to drive"

I’m sick and tired of hearing this on the news. There they are, reporters standing at the gas station asking people who are fueling up what they think about gas prices. “Prices are outrageous, but what can I do, I have to drive”. Mmm, do you think that there is an oil executive laughing his…

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