Cycling

Short Ride Around Phillips Park Exercise Trail

GPS Information Summary Parked at Phillips Park Trail Plantings and did the loop across the street. This circles the Lagoon and the Mastadon Playground Slide. Still pretty wobbly on my bike. Almost fell off! Did however get to try the […]

“Safe” Bicycling Is Less Egalitarian Than We Think

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Waubonsie Lake Park Ride and then Morton Arboretum Flowers

GPS Information Summary Went once again out to the Waubonsie Lake Park to practice on the Brompton Folding Bicycles. Afterwards we headed over to the Morton Arboretum to the Thornhill Gardens area to do some flower photography. Image Gallery Video […]

Seven Gables Brompton Bike Ride and Thornhill Gardens Photo Shoot

GPS Information Summary Rode around the Seven Gables Park to get the “kinks” out of the legs and to confirm that my “balance issues” are getting better. Then went to grab a bit of luncheon and visited the Thornhill Four […]

Brompton’s Along the Fox River Trail to Geneva

GPS Information Summary Did some more “training rides” along the Fox River Trail this time to get acclimated to the Brompton bicycles. Image Gallery Video Clips Cyclometer Information No cyclometers on the Brompton bikes…

City Safety features Pedestrian and Cyclist detection with full auto brake, day and night.

Entering the Batavia Bathroom

Background Reading We stopped in Batavia for a bathroom break when a motorist wandered into the foyer and asked in a distraught fashion what were the rules behind flashing lights on Route 31. Pedestrians had activated the yellow flasher and […]