Search Term Q&A

I thought it would be interesting to turn search terms that brought people to this blog into a question and answer post. “City of Temecula bicycle on sidewalk” was a recent search term someone used to reach this blog. So does the City of Temecula allow people to ride bicycles on the sidewalk? The answer … Continue reading

Is Biking Only for the Able Bodied?

Of course it isn’t, but that doesn’t stop some people from framing biking as a leisure activity that only the most able bodied among us can participate. When I first started riding a bike it was due, in large part, to a couple of knee surgeries. I was an avid runner…if there is such a thing. … Continue reading

2013 State of the City

I wasn’t able to attend this year’s City of Temecula State of the City Address, so I was quite pleased when it was made available online. I’ve added the video below and just hit the play button for the great news for people in Temecula that like to ride a bike.

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 16 Mileage

This week’s theme is bike parking and car (not where you should be) parking. On Saturday I headed for the farmers market in Old Town Temecula. I’ve been seeing more and more people on bikes in old town. Bike parking that rarely has one bike in it now have two regularly. I hope people, especially … Continue reading

Week 15 Mileage

Have you seen the new bike bridge over the Santa Gertrudis Creek? Really loving this bridge already. We often ride to Harveston and now we have a much safer route! No more trying to merge through two lanes of traffic just to make a left turn into Harveston. You can access this bridge directly from … Continue reading

30 Days of Biking Day 2

April is 30 Days of Biking month. Go ride a bike! Truck…we don’t need no stinking truck! We made a quick run to The Bike Shop today to pick up a new roof rack. Found a lonely piece of firewood on the way back and grabbed a couple gallons of milk. Cargo haul! We also … Continue reading

Week 11, 12, and 13 Mileage

I’m going to get right to the mileage. Total car miles for week 11: 137.4 Total car miles year to date: 942.5 I love seeing businesses using bikes as advertising! Total car miles for week 12: 63.7 Total car miles year to date: 1006.3 I love it when streets get closed off to vehicle traffic. … Continue reading

Week 8, 9, and 10 Mileage

The last three weeks have been a blur. Not sure why… Week 8 saw us drive 127.3 miles for the week. That gave us a yearly total of 535.0 miles. Week 9 we drove 62.6 miles for the week. That edged us up to 597.7 miles for the year. Week 10 we drove to Solana … Continue reading