Thursday, April 29, 2010

Eagle Destroyed - Car Turns in Front of Me - Yikes @#)


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With 14 days to go, things have gotten very interesting. About a mile into a training ride, feeling strong and ready for maybe a thirty miler, a car turned in front of me at Wilkie and Chatleston here in Palo Alto. Though bumped and bruised, I am OK. I even walked me and the broken Eagle back to the bus. However the wheel that many of you saw us so painstakingly rebuild, is destroyed. Ugh.......

Larry is smiling bcuz I am OK and stuff can be replaced ......

To make matters even more odd, I knew the guy. Larry and I used to study the "Course in Miracles", a spiritual teaching, together. He was visibly upset until I told him my last name. He then told me was going to be calling me soon to invite me to come back to the study group he belongs to. Seeing that I was OK, we both laughed. And we agreed to give it to Spirit to sort out the details. So now it's all about hmmmmm....

What to do?

He will get his insurance to pay for the damage, but I need to be out of here in just a couple weeks time. Tons of 'what ifs' are now before me. Do I just take the Busycle and make a shorter Mayors' Ride campaign this year. And maybe do the Eagle as a stand alone ride next summer where I can really showcase the power of this Sunfood rocket fuel? Do I see if I Jim Spillane can come up with an entire 50" Wheel that he can get reimbursed for not right away but once the insurance dust settles?

Hmmmm......

Something good will come of this!! And Larry great to see you again but did it have to be so dramatic?

THX 4 all of U!!

btw: Good thing I was on a HiWheel. All that wheel destruction you see would have been crushed legs and probable organ damage

Ride imperiled - hit by car - wheel destroyed

Thankfully I am ok. And the guy who turned in front of is a friend.. We used to study the Course in MirAcles together...

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Martin Krieg
"Awake Again" Author
'79 & '86 TransCon cyclist
2010 on Eagle w/Busycle & Book
http://www.BikeRoute.com/HBGR
Coma, Paralysis, Clinical Death
Survivor. NBG Founding Director
HiWheel Cyclist

HiWheeler@gmail.com

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Shawn Raymond Saves the Eagle Again!!

For several weeks now, I've been training on an Eagle wheel clearance time bomb. Because the steer tube had gotten bent from maybe hitting a curb or from  all the pounding it endured with a 40 lb load last summer when I rode to Salt Lake, the front and rear wheel were running so close I could not put new rubber on and the next bump it hit could cause them to hit each other.





Well, trying to avoid some people, I hit a small 3 inch ledge today and the small amount of clearance you see above, went down to none at all in the one high spot we still have to tune down. And 6 miles away from home, my pedaling became very labored. I called Shawn Raymond. He and I had been talking about this problem for as long as I had been back on the road.

While I talked to many engineers and mechanics and the possible fixes were many and often complex, Shawn stood by his two by four fix  and said he would come right over after he finished his dinner 20 miles away to show me. He actually believed that we could build a lever strong enough with wood to bend steel. I did not believe it was possible.

Well as the picture below shows, Shawn once again saved the  day!!





The job was done in 15 minutes! This guy is a full on mechanical genius...

Too awesome!!

      Too exciting!!

                So much going on all at once - 15 days...................










Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Historical Ride Needs Bus Driver - Original One Takes New Job

Per http://bikeroute.com/NationalMayorsRide2010 , we need a class A or B driver. If this describes you please reply accordingly. Here is the ad we just placed at Craigs:ist http://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/vol/1712867469.html (volunteers)

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We got notice recently that the guy who was so excited to drive our bus and who we were hoping would commit to driving it to Boston is no longer available. He took a new job. So a new God Job must begin:

With 17 days before we leave, we need a driver for our 40 foot bus. A Class A or B license is required. And you wiill need to be comfortable with towing another vehicle, our 15-person busycle at http://www.bikeroute.com/BusycleWestCoast . 

We can pay you a small stipend if you want to make history with us by being a part of our 8th Annual National Mayors' Ride at http://bikeroute.com/NationalMayorsRide2010 

415-606-5043 hiwheeler@gmail.com 

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We are also taking apps for two to three cyclists who might like to join us (3). If U want to bike across the US in style and be a part of our 8th Annual National Mayors' Ride , we need to hear from U asap!!


       THX 4 all of U!! 

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Monday, April 26, 2010

18 Days of Yikes Left!!

We have reached that point in time where the foundation we have laid will hopefully make the next 18 days a powerful flow that bears strong results and not out of control frenzy. I will have the admit that next to the Eagle which ThX to Jim Spillane, Shawn Raymond and Jeff Kistler and many others, is running like a top, the cornerstone of the ride ahead has become Sunfood. If I would have it last year, I could have probably beat all the rain that swamped my ride, But this  year is a different story. All of my training miles are strong, very close to full tilt....

I, however, didn't ride more than 30 or 40 miles this w/e as I was busy getting ride flyers out to all the peopled places I went to. Today, for example, I went to two different Farmers Markets, Mountain View, where I was a big celebrity and Palo Alto where I renewed old networks and kept my ride before a lot of those who know me. I also rode a couple of downtowns, Menlo Park and PA's University Ave downtown.

After all my riding was done, I got my packs looking black again. Not new, but black. Since they are both perfectly useful and are the result of several years of trial and error research. and I cannot run out and buy adequate replacements, here is what they now look like:


I was asking  to Don at Park Automotive if they still sold car interior spray paint, when he got on the phone to one of his car parts suppliers and said let's find out. Sure enough, they still did but only in black. He ordered a can. It was at the bus the next day!! And the above paks will look great once I re-letter them and they get some sun on them as well. They'll look old but not faded......

Also put on a few more of the beautiful signs that MrLetter.com keeps pumping out for this journey. And we are talking so crystal clear that each time I pull off the protective coating I am inspired!!


Working backwards the weekend started with what I think was the last ride the Busycle will make in Palo Alto. We rode it over to David and Kara Bajots place, We put on its Empire Cover and don't expect it to move again until we roll it on to a trailer. Kind of makes    me sad that a machine over which this city once bubbled became yet another  throw away to be ignored and otherwise forsaken. Or is that just life?  Well at least there is all of the rest of America to still discover the joy and fun that this thing is all about.......

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Friday, April 23, 2010

Show & Tell - 21 Days Left.........And..

Rode to and then on  the  Mary St Bike Bridge in Sunnyvale (it crosses 280) ten miles away  as cameras clicked and kids looked on in wonder (there were a lot of people out on this beautiful evening) A better picture of me and 103 yo Doris at the famous Bide-a-wee bench in Menlo ParK

The yellow wire you see here keeps the straps on my paper light back pack from slipping off..

This sign from the 60's hangs in Don's Park Automotive garaage

What the roads of the loop look like (once inside this gallery, you will see the entrance to the Dish, the famous local hiking trail)

Mr Baggy as I leave the gym after my Friday night ride

We gotta work this next. Because the steer tube got bent, I am not sure if I cam put new rubber on without running into clearance issues....

 

  THX 4 all of U!! 

 

btw: Just had a 27 foot fully outfitted camper trailer donated!! Can anyone tow it to the bus??

 

 

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Please!! Help us Move the Busycle Sat Morn!! Last Chance to Ride it!!

It shouldn't be that hard to get at least half a dozen people together to move our Busycle, but for some reason it is :(

So far all we  have committed to help us at 9AM tomorrow is JohnE Cabrera. Please step forward and give us an hour of your time. Sign up here: 

This is most probably the last journey it will make here in Palo Alto......

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A Cyclist's View of the Eagle from Behind

Hi, 
We just met and here R the pix I took of you! Great stories, thanks for the chat. And good luck with riding this "bike" to Boston in May! You sure blew my mind away! 
                      Peter


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Thursday, April 22, 2010

Two Openings for Cross X Cyclists Appear on NBG SF to Boston Bus

In these lean times,  we thought the ride we've had on the books for almost ten years had to move forward as a bare bones operation. However Don Armstrong at Park Automotive reminded me that we can always gut a camper to get  some of those basic living necessities that we would do work arounds for if I am the only one riding. But we've got this great support vehicle and as the author of "How to Bike America", it would be an honor to help 2 or 3 other people experience for themselves the transformation that issues   from a two wheel coast to coast accomplishment . 

If biking the US as a part of our 8th Annual National Mayors' Ride at http://bikeroute.com/NationalMayorsRide2010   interests you, if you can pay your share of the diesel, this might be a way for both of us to make our dreams real. 

Supply your own air bed or mattress, solar shower and food, and your share of the fuel, and we will give you ten weeks of lodging free!! We'll even  help you blog your rode at http:NBG.BikeRoute.com as well give you an NBG Bio like one of these http://nbg.bikeroute.com/Events/Mayors_Ride/bios

Contact me as soon as U can if interested - hiwheeler@gmail.com  415-606-5043

        Martin Krieg "Awake Again" Author
  '77 Coma, Paralysis, Clinical Death Survivor  
'79 TransCon Upright, 86 TransCon Recumbent
  2010 first to pedal Eagle HiWheel TransCon
 http://bikeroute.com/NationalMayorsRide2010
 National Bicycle Greenway Founding Director

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Get Tax Deduction: Donate Good Guts Camper to NBG Ride

I posted this on Craigs List"


Our 8th Annual National Mayors' Ride athttp://bikeroute.com/NationalMayorsRide2010 leaves in 22 days time now and we can invite cyclists along the way to join us if we had better facilities such as a propane refrigerator, stove, shower toilet, even bedding. If you have camper that perhaps has a beat up appearance but most of these items are still in good working order, can we take it off your hands? And give you a tax write off from our nonprofit National Bicycle Greenway in exchange!! 

415-606-5043



        Martin Krieg "Awake Again" Author
  '77 Coma, Paralysis, Clinical Death Survivor  
'79 TransCon Upright, 86 TransCon Recumbent
  2010 first to pedal Eagle HiWheel TransCon
 http://bikeroute.com/NationalMayorsRide2010
 National Bicycle Greenway Founding Director

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Historical Ride Needs Bus Driver - Original One Takes New Job.

We got notice today that the guy who was so excited to drive our bus and who we were hoping would commit to driving it to Boston is no longer available. He took a new job. So a new God Job must begin

With 22 days before we leave, we need a driver for our 40 foot bus. A Class A or B license is required. And you wiill need  to be  comfortable with towing  another vehicle, our 15-person busycle at http://www.bikeroute.com/BusycleWestCoast . We can pay you a small stipend if you want to make history with us by being a part of our 8th Annual National Mayors' Ride  at http://bikeroute.com/NationalMayorsRide2010 

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Lori Yung gives our ride a New Face - New Go Power!!

Lori Yung the woman who has bailed me out of almost every tough web publishing scrape I have faced over the years, including resurrecting NationalBicycleGreenway.com (now http://NBG.BikeRoute.com) added the below to all of our web pages:

Palo Alto & San Francisco 5/15 | Oakland & Berkeley 5/16 | Napa 5/18 | Davis 5/19 | Sacto | Rancho Cordova | Folsom 5/22 | Reno & Carson 5/28 | Salt Lake 6/7 | Boulder | Golden | Denver 6/14 | Omaha 6/25 | Des Moines 6/28 | Chicago 7/5 | Indianapolis 7/9 | Cincinnati 7/12 | Columbus 7/15 | Pittsburgh 7/19 | Washington DC 7/28 | Baltimore 7/27 |Philadelphia 7/30 | New York City 8/2 | Boston 8/6

At first blush. one may say, what's the big deal? That looks like it should be there. And yet that is the point. It was Not and Has Not been on any of our pages over all the years we've been doing Mayors' Rides. Now, anywhere in our massive site, almost 2000 pages, one can always know where we are dedicating all of our resources - to the National Mayors' Ride - where it's going and where it stands. And make a visit!!

Even if they come in from a different portal, say a web search  for a recumbent trike or any of the pieces I have authored about bike trailers, or TransAm cycling or from any of my books, even our free classified ads, etc etc, they will feel drawn to take a look at the also beautiful transformation that Lori is bringing about with our Mayors' Ride schedule that all this points to!! 

WoW  this is all too powerful and exciting!!

       THX 4 all of U!! 
  

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Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Steve Saeedi Snaps Shot of NBG Rock Star Bus

Steve Saeed, who works at nearby Ebrary, a hopeful new supporter of our ride, stopped by the bus and took a picture indeed worth sharing!!

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Rhoades Car gets on Bus w/Sleek New 2-Seat Bike

In now taking aim at a new market, the Baby Boomers of this world, the all new Rhoades Car under new ownership, is no longer just your retired person's 4-wheel bike. The windscreen on the bike you see pictured below, is UV and glare resistant and the bike has an electric assist that will do just under 15 miles an hour. in carrying on the tradition of supporting  the NBG by getting on the bus with a logo, they also want bike people everywhere to keep an eye on all the new machines they have up their sleeve!!

        Thank you Rhoades Car!! 


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Tuesday, April 20, 2010

The Propane Reefer we Need!!

Can anyone help with a 3 month tax deductible loan for our ride ?

 THX 4 all of U!! 

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Buy a New Trailer for our Ride - Yours to Keep??

From Able Trailers in Davis on i-80 

It's 16' long and has a 2-5/16" ball hitch. Out the door registered with the DMV, even, for $2600!! 

Might  there be anyone out there who needs a trailer than be readily modified to do all kinds of things? And also get a write off using our nonprofit number? If they can let us use it to haul the Busycle  for our 3 month journey?

24 days.......

We can do this!! 

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Un-replaceable Faded Butpak - Can it be Dyed?

I used the butpak pictured below last summer when I rode to Salt Lake. I had spent a fair amount of time researching this on line and after a few send backs, this was the most very worthy result. However, even though it still works just great, it is faded. And I can not go out and buy a new one as Marmot stopped making this model.....

As such, does anyone here know if this can be dyed? And if so, if anyone knows who does such a thing?

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Monday, April 19, 2010

Draft - 2010 Berkeley NBG Day Proclamation

National Bicycle Greenway Day


May 16, 2010


By virtue of the authority vested in me as Mayor of the City of Berkeley, I do hereby issue this proclamation honoring


NATIONAL BICYCLE GREENWAY DAY


May 16, 2010

WHEREAS, the bicycle was the first personal transportation vehicle and a century ago was an important part of American culture; and


WHEREAS, in 1884 Thomas Stevens rode a HiWheel bicycle through Berkeley  on his way to Boston where he completed the very first  bike ride ever made across America; and


WHEREAS, the city of Berkeley recognizes the National Bicycle Greenway (NBG) mission to build our city  into  its  network of bike friendly roads and bicycle pathways that will connect Boston with San Francisco/Oakland; and


WHEREAS, NBG director and "Awake Again" author, Martin Krieg, daily spent hours biking the Berkeley hills as he rehabilitated from his head injury and prepared for his first bike ride across America; and


WHEREAS, the traffic calming that Berkeley long ago pioneered for the rest of America has contributed to the fact that 15% of the trips Berkeley residents make are done so on a bike; and


WHEREAS, the bike/ped bridge connecting Berkeley with its marina is a landmark piece of architecture that reminds the many tens of thousands of Interstate drivers who daily pass under it of the bicycle option.


NOW, THEREFORE, I, THE MAYOR OF Berkeley do hereby proclaim May 16, 2010 as "NATIONAL BICYCLE GREENWAY DAY" in Berkeley , CA



(signed)


Tom Bates

Mayor, Berkeley

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Oakland 2010 NBG Day Proclamation

National Bicycle Greenway Day

 

May 16, 2010

 

By virtue of the authority the National Bicycle Greenway  has vested in me as Bike Mayor of the City of Oakland, I do hereby issue this proclamation honoring

 

NATIONAL BICYCLE GREENWAY DAY


May 16, 2010


 

WHEREAS, the bicycle was the first personal transportation vehicle and a century ago was an important part of American culture; and


WHEREAS, in 1884 Thomas Stevens rode a HiWheel bicycle from our city to Boston, making his the first successful bike ride across America; and


WHEREAS, the city of Oakland recognizes the National Bicycle Greenway (NBG) mission to build our city  into  its  network of bike friendly roads and bicycle pathways that will connect Boston with San Francisco/Oakland; and


WHEREAS, NBG Director, Martin Krieg who was born in Oakland, used its beautiful mountain roads to rebuild his body for his first bike ride across America, and the quiet of its neighborhoods to write the story about his recovery from head injury and the two bike rides across America that followed; and


WHEREAS, Oakland has  over 90 miles of on street bike lanes, hosted the first US city sanctioned Car Free Day as well as the first big city Bike to Work day and  is the proud home of the transit based Fruitvale Bike Station.


NOW, THEREFORE, I, THE BIKE MAYOR OF Oakland do hereby proclaim May 16, 2010


 as "NATIONAL BICYCLE GREENWAY DAY" in Oakland , CA

 

(signed)


Ron Bishop


Bike Mayor, Oakland

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SFBC's Andy Thornley to Receive 2010 Palo Alto to San Francisco Mayors' Ride Kick Off!!

Andy Thornley, the popular results getting man who has been partly responsible for growing the 11,000 member, San Francisco Bike Coalition that is changing the landscape of San Francisco cycling, has agreed to receive our kick off ride from Palo Alto. Date May 15!!

Details soon, but if U want to join our ride from Palo Alto City Hall to San Francisco City Hall, please join us here!!

Here is our schedule.

Too Exciting!!

THX 4 all of U!!

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T-Ryx donates $8,000 trike to NBG SF to Boston Ride!

T-Ryx, this nation's genuinely humble largest trike dealer, is contributing this gorgeous, polished aluminum, Hase Kettwiesel Fast racing trike to our effort:








And here is what Recumbent Bike Riders, the authoritative voice of the recumbent industry has to say about this epic machine:

Leave your rivals reeling: KettWiesel Fast. Fastidiously fast.

A purist delta trike with a powerful kick. Example: Shimano’s bar-end shifters are as small as they are ergonomic. Tune’s Fast Foot crankset is one of the lightest on the market. It holds a 52-tooth chainring and revolves around a Six Pack titanium bottom bracket. Mounted between the rear wheels are the high-end rear derailleur SRAM Force and the original Hase differential: Two driven wheels are more fun than one.

And the third wheel guarantees fun in the front, with only 16 super-light spokes. The rigid fork is made from fine carbon – as are the brake levers of the strong but ultralight Magura brakes.

What could fit better to a polished aluminum frame than the matt black of carbon? With its 15 kg (33 lbs), the Fast is the lightest trike, and its design alone will have your heart racing: Drop the seat back, click into the pedals, and zoom off!

full article

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So now we have to turn this amazing gift into money to pay our endless list of expenses. Who wants to help us make 8th Annual National Mayors' Ride real by buying this beautiful machine from us?

Located near San Diego, T-Ryx is chock full of trikes for every budget and need. Do check them out and here is why I am so excited about trikes. As such then, when this present mission is complete, I am going back to 3-wheel cycling!! I so miss riding them......

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Perfect love drives out fear - John 4:18

Martin Krieg "Awake Again" Author
'77 Coma, Paralysis, Clinical Death Survivor
'79 TransCon Upright, 86 TransCon Recumbent
2010 first to pedal Eagle HiWheel TransCon
http://bikeroute.com/NationalMayorsRide2010
National Bicycle Greenway Founding Director

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Sunday, April 18, 2010

103 year old Dorothy at her Bide a Wee bench in Melo Park

And this woman is sharp! Her famous bench with a water fountain even, is near the bike bridge on San Mateo ave. I sit there and do planning work on my iPhone every month or so...

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Martin Krieg
"Awake Again" Author
'79 & '86 TransCon cyclist
2010 on Eagle w/Busycle & Book
http://www.BikeRoute.com/HBGR
Coma, Paralysis, Clinical Death
Survivor. NBG Founding Director
HiWheel Cyclist

HiWheeler@gmail.com

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Draft of SF Bike Mayor Proclamation

                                Proclamation

                National Bicycle Greenway Day


By virtue of the authority vested in me as the Bike Mayor of the City of San Francisco, I do hereby issue this proclamation honoring


NATIONAL BICYCLE GREENWAY (NBG) DAY



May 15, 2010


      WHEREAS, the bicycle was the first personal transportation vehicle and a century ago  

      was an important part of American culture; and


       WHEREAS, while the ______ member strong San Francisco Bike Coalition (SFBC)

       has been busy weaving the bicycle back into the  lives of San Franciscans; and


      WHEREAS, the SFBC has re-established  the bicycle as an important user of the 

      roads America's love affair with the  automobile covered the city with; and


      WHEREAS, Awake Again" author and NBG Director, Martin Krieg will be reminding 

      America what brought about the first road building in America when he pedals an 1891 

      backwards facing HiWheel bike to Boston in this year's 8th National Mayors' Ride; and


      WHEREAS, in 1914, San Francisco  became the end point for the Lincoln Highway, 

      the first coast-to-coast car highway, the NBG,  seeks to begin the first coast-to-coast 

      bicycle highway in San Francisco 


NOW, THEREFORE, I, THE BIKE MAYOR OF San Francisco  do hereby proclaim May 15, 2010 as "NATIONAL BICYCLE GREENWAY DAY" in San Francisco  , CA


(signed)


Notable Cyclist here

Bike Mayor, San Francisco 


           

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Saturday, April 17, 2010

Video of the Eagle Rolling Alpine Rd

This video was shot by Thomas Chapple as he passed by me on a training ride of his own. Thomas, as I would come to find out after visiting his web, is the author of Base Building for Cyclists and an Elite Level USA Cycling Coach who worked as a Joe Friel's Ultrafit Associate. I mean whoaa, this guy  has also competed at the national level in downhill mountain bike racing as well as regionally in road and track. THX Thomas!!

Click here to download:
IMG_3029.MOV (4119 KB)

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San Jose Bike Party Rolls By NBG SF to Boston Rock Star Bus

Thousands of cyclists from the San Jose Bike Party rolled by our NBG Rock Star bus yesterday nite, Friday 4-16-10. After riding part of the Palo Alto section, I brought this group that was lost and had gotten separated from the party, to the bus so they could re-unite with them -

 

Where I had the best seat in the house

And the SJBP streamed by for probably close to an hour!!

John E Cabrera had his headlights shining on the bus so it could not be missed

 

And they saw the Eagle too!!!

 

 

 

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Watching San Jose Bike Party Pass the Bus!!

Friday, April 16, 2010

Fan club at Roberts MArket

Had a mileage question...

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Martin Krieg
"Awake Again" Author
'79 & '86 TransCon cyclist
2010 on Eagle w/Busycle & Book
http://www.BikeRoute.com/HBGR
Coma, Paralysis, Clinical Death
Survivor. NBG Founding Director
HiWheel Cyclist

HiWheeler@gmail.com

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An afternoon Eagle Training Ride in Pictures

What cyclists look like to me from above

 

A road far less traveled. At the top lies the Stanford golf course club house.

A left turn off Junipero Serra, I had never been up it before....... If you look hard enough, you can see Hoover Tower off in the backgroubd....

Hanover looking down, the thought of descending it used to terrorize me

Jeff and Raffa at Cardinal Bike check my bike out after the ride

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Thursday, April 15, 2010

We to visit 15 of the The 50 Cities Cyclists Should Visit Inbox X

Mr Letter.com Delivers more Bus Art - Join Us!!

Got some more signs on today!

 

And the images you see here are all crystal clear with brilliant colors. Get on the Bus now. We leave in 30 days!! 

And here just for fun is the view from the bus looking out in Park Automotive

 

 

     THX 4 all of U!! 

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Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Why the Dumbarton Bridge crossing id so grueling

 Steve Saeedi My commute home is very peaceful at times.

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Steve Saeedi
Steve Saeedi 
That's Coyote Hills. Check out the trackhttp://www.strava.com/rides/89243
about an hour ago
Martin Krieg
Martin Krieg 
Note the 'at times' part. The Dumbarton is like pedaling thru a battlefield war zone with all the traffic noise reverberating off the concrete protective bike path barriers. And then where it heads toward the Don Edwards wildlife sanctuary, for five or so miles, is some of the worst asphalt I have ever ridden anywhere...

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From Sunfood a new ride has emerged, OMG

I just completed probably one of the briskest 25 mile training rides I have ever done on this very physically demanding Eagle HiWheel bicycle, and I feel excellent. Almost full throttle the whole way, I was trying to burn down the Sunfood super shake that had me so filled to the gills. And here now almost four hours later, after a very demanding  ride, I still feel full!!

Before I went out today, Sunfood nutritional consultant, Eric Pasimio, spent a worthy amount of time going over  all the products he had sent me to start working with. He gave me a sample recipe for the shake I still need a blender for. I stirred the concoction he recommended, sans the cashews and goji berries, all up by hand and drank it down. Too delicious and yes I was full. But I did not feel the jolt of energy after I also ate the nuts and berries on the side I was half expecting..

But you know what? The full stomach never went away. Even now, I don't feel hungry for anything. And for those of us who roll the big miles (25 on the Eagle is easily like 50 on a road bike) that is unusual indeed!! And if this keeps up, which I know it will, you are going to see an Eagle HiWheel  ride across America that will set records never likely to be broken. WoW

Soon, as I better dial in the recipe at hand, I will be better able to tell you how I am using the Cacao powders, butters and oils as well as the Maca powders, their Sun is Shining sea vegetable drink, the mesquite, and etc, that Amy & Brian's coconut juice is holding together, as I snacked on Maine Coast Sea Vegetables  dulses and tasty Kelp Krunch bars to set the stage for the Sunfood miracle I was about to experience!!

Yahooo!!

30 days to lift off, So excited!!

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Monday, April 12, 2010

"How to Bike America" or overcome any large challenge - 5 bux!!

If the undertaking you have before you is a large one, this book is for you! It will help to expand the size of your thinking and establish you in the place where all big accomplishment first occurs, the mind. And as reading this book or just select chapters from it vicariosuly builds for you the mindset needed to pedal long distances on a bike, you will have unlocked the door that keeps you from making other Big Magic happen in all areas of your life.

The bulk of this on-line book was written over a two year period for cyclists riding TransAm to Cycle America 2000 in Washington DC by two time TransAm veteran and "Awake Again" author Martin Krieg. It continues to be updated and edited online and reflects many contributions from the on line cycling community as we yearly cross America with our Mayor's Rides.  Cost $4.95!!

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Saturday, April 10, 2010

Legenday Chris Carlsson at the Green Fest in SF today

Actually he was a speaker at the Anti-Consumer version. Chris has had more to do with keeping  color and meaningful dialogue associated with  the face of San Francisco  than any man alive, He is also one of the fathers of Critical Mass which  has become a world wide phenomena .

 

Here is the podcast  he did with us in 2006

              

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Real Bullets Train Conductor interested in my ride

On my way to the GreenFest in SF w/the flyers he is holding, Ray and I tAlked local bike roads, my bike and my ride for a worthy while! A CalTrain cycle zealot!!

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Martin Krieg
"Awake Again" Author
'79 & '86 TransCon cyclist
2010 on Eagle w/Busycle & Book
http://www.BikeRoute.com/HBGR
Coma, Paralysis, Clinical Death
Survivor. NBG Founding Director
HiWheel Cyclist

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