Gained Full Confidence in a Recumbent Trike’s Stability

Mud as a Road Hazard

She chose a #delta #trike for a reason; the trike design provides excellent stability.  Her riding experiences support that assertion.  “Adapt or Perish……” In 2003, my wife Laura took a spill on her two-wheel bike.  She had noticed her ability to #ride was not as keen as it had been.  Multiple sclerosis (MS) manifested itself with a classic symptom: impaired balance.  Having a diagnosis of MS can change things.   Adaptations can be required meet MS’s narcissistic impositions. To give up riding a bike was an adaptation that Laura did not want to make; she discovered she did not have to!  One definition of adapt is to: become adjusted to new conditions.  Look at the following synonyms for this definition of adapt. adjust to acclimatize oneself to acclimate to accommodate oneself to attune to conform to habituate oneself to become habituated to get used to reconcile oneself to come to terms with acculturate to assimilate to blend in to fit in to    …

Important: The Tennessee Bicycle Laws you need to know

Bike Laws accident

In Tennessee, a #bicycle has the legal status of a vehicle. This means that bicyclists have full rights and responsibilities on the roadway and are subject to the regulations governing the operation of a motor vehicle. My wife and I began riding #recumbent trikes a few months back as a fun way to get our #exercise.  Our original thought was that we would ride around our neighborhood. We live in a typical subdivision setting and our standard ride exposes us to very little car traffic. As our comfort with the trikes grew and our physical conditioning got better we wanted to expand our riding adventures. We decided to start utilizing the greenways in our area.  We have some really enjoyable greenways close to us and these greenways are automobile free. It is a great experience to ride in this carefree manner, in large part because we do not have to worry about our safety in regards to vehicle traffic. A…

Inaugural Recumbent Rally in Murfreesboro, TN

Sign of the bike lane

  Don’t miss the inaugural Tennessee #Recumbent Rally on Saturday, August 27th!! Ya’ll Come!! I would like to give a shout-out to this event in #Murfreesboro, TN.   My wife Laura and I are attending this rally and would like to see it be a huge success!!  This show is being sponsored by Recumbent Bicycles of Tennessee.     Don’t miss out on our first Tennessee Recumbent Rally that is being sponsored by Recumbent Bicycles of Tennessee!  We are planning on making this an annual event. It will be held in the beautiful city of Murfreesboro, Tennessee! The date will be Saturday, August 27, 2016. Murfreesboro is well known for its beautiful Greenways and historical past.This event will include the following: 1. Guided bike tours of the Murfreesboro #Greenway and Civil War Battlefield site will be offered during the day at 7:30 am, 9:30 am and 11:30 am 2.  Catered meal from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm 3.  Live DJ music from 6:00…

As Simple As Ringing a Bell?

Bike Bell

Overtaking or passing a pedestrian on a shared path can have its challenges. What is the best way to execute this? I have compiled these sites as a resource to get the questions, answers, thoughts, and opinions of several cyclists.