Thursday, October 31, 2013

Happy Halloween 2013!

From ghoulish and ghost like.. And long-legged beasts… And things that go bump in the night, Good Lord, deliver us..!!!

Monday, October 28, 2013

Handmade Wooden Bike

Handmade Wooden Bike, wooden bikes, Ueshiro Sano

Handmade Wooden Bike, wooden bikes, Ueshiro Sano

Handmade Wooden Bike, wooden bikes, Ueshiro Sano

Handmade Wooden Bike, wooden bikes, Ueshiro Sano

Japanese Ueshiro Sano an skilled artisan who builds wooden ships was born as third son of the SANO SHIPYARD which was established more than 200 years ago and has been lasting for eight generations don't just build wooden ships he also builds bespoke wooden bicycles in his workshop.

It takes about three months to build his bikes and cost about $18,000. He use mahogany for his custom build bikes. Sueshiro said on his webpage the frame is designed to have a slightly higher rigidity and the frame is designed to absorbed the vibration from the road to give the rider a comfortable ride at a high speed.

Monday, October 21, 2013

American River Parkway Rangers Will Expand Where people can Walk their Dogs

SACRAMENTO — CBS13 reports that Park rangers will propose to the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors to expand the area where people can walk their dogs in their new effort to protect the American River Parkway. But they also said that the strict guidlines on leashes will stay.

“I’ve never had a problem with my dogs, nor have I seen anyone else walking their dog have a problem with bicyclists or walkers,” Mark Gibbons said.

“There’s some secluded areas where I can let her off the leash,” Gibbons said.

Park rangers said that under the current law dogs are not allowed on the trails, since they present a public safety risk, cyclists may run over them causing accidents, or runners might get bitten.

“There have been times where dogs have been on the bike trail, and I’ve had to brake and swerve out of the way,” Daniel Mueller a cyclist said.

Monday, October 7, 2013

Downtown L.A. streets closed to cars for a Car-Free Festival

The CicLAvia festival started at 9 a.m. and the organizers said that the estimated turn out was over 100,000 participants that bike, walk, run and roller-skate. About 7 miles of downtown L.A. streets are closed to cars for the bike fest.

There are no reported major incidents or injuries but organizers reminded participants to drink plenty of water and stay hydrated because of high temperatures low humidity.

The car-free event "Heart of LA" was its third this year and the eighth since CicLAvia began in 2010 in downtown Los Angeles.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Rearview Bike Camera: Is it really helpful?

Rearview Bike Camera, Rearview Bike mirror, camera

From time to time I see bikes with a new gadget attached to its back, the Rearview Bike Camera. Its main purpose is to have an eye at your back and avoid being hit by drivers who decides plough into your lane.

I have decided to buy myself one and I think it's a great $179.99 investment specially because it's for my safety. The camera increases your awareness and you can monitor vehicles approaching at your back without turning your head that may cause you to lose control of your bike.

It also increases visibility at night since it is equipt with LEDs that turns on automatically in low light conditions.

Or if you want a cheaper alternative you can also just opt to have a Bike mirror it's just $13.46 on

OWL 360 Rear View Video Camera  Price:     $179.99  
Mirrycle MTB Bar End Mountain Bicycle Mirror $13.46