Tag Archives: Bikes

Ode to Bicycles

January 2021. California.

Bikes are a great way to get around. Good exercise and Zero emissions. I have friends and colleagues who commute to work by bike. Could this work for you? Is it practical? Is it possible? How about biking for local errands? Here are some of my thoughts and a few examples from the past 30 years when I was able to commute on bike.

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Test driving the ELF, a solar-powered electric bicycle

October 2015. Sacramento, CA.

This article was originally posted on the Transport Evolved website in 2015.

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to ride a solar-powered electric bicycle? A couple weeks ago I saw a unique bike pedal down the street past my office. It really caught my attention and since the name “ELF” was visibly painted on the side a quick search led me to the manufacturer website. Better yet, soon afterwards I met the owner who was kind enough to let me take her bike for a spin.

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