Under Five Thousand Miles

This year I set a goal for our family to drive less than 3,000 miles in 2012. While we didn’t quite make our goal, we did come close. If you consider that public transit is horrible and family biking is almost nonexistent it’s pretty amazing that we didn’t rack up 10,000 + miles. For 2013 … Continue reading

Week 17 Mileage

We came really close to our mileage goal for the week. I’ve averaged our miles out for the year and we need to average around 58 miles a week. This week we drove 61.4 miles. I’m hoping that the nicer weather will get us on the bike more and out of the car. We did … Continue reading

Barnett Elementary Bike Train

A flurry of bikes arrive at Barnett Elementary during their bike train last week.

Week 6 Mileage

We had another solid biking week here in Temecula. Not sure on our bike miles, but they were easily over 100 miles this week. Some great bike centric events took place this week as well. The City of Temecula hosted the first ever Bike Rodeo. The event was part of the City of Temecula’s Family … Continue reading

Week 5 Mileage

This week was an amazing week for biking in Temecula. We held our first ever bike train at Ysabel Barnett Elementary. It was a huge first ride! I counted a total of 124 bikes at school after the ride! Many parents and volunteers rode as well as Temecula Mayor Chuck Washington. Lots of smiles were … Continue reading

Week 3 Mileage

Driving, driving, and more driving! This week was a mess. Monday and Tuesday were normal for us, but Tuesday night my wife got sick…which meant riding all three of my kids in our cargo bike to school was out. It’s not impossible…it’s just difficult. I opted to drive that morning. I did pick my daughter … Continue reading

Trips and Tracking Week 2

We are now two weeks into this and we are right where we want to be. Total car miles this week was 53.9 and a yearly total of 86.5. Bike miles…my legs say around 200. I kid! I did ride a lot this week. Had several across town trips in the same day even. Thursday … Continue reading