Would you ride a bike on the water? Or take a bike backpacking trip? Did you even know these things were … a thing? Because I love travel and bikes, I get email that sometimes combines the two. Read on to learn about these and other cool bike ideas.
Move over Paddle boards…water bikes are on the rise. The photo above is for real. These Schiller bikes are for rent at various luxury vacation spots now…who knows in the future we might be able to ride across Tim’s Ford Lake on one of these.
Paul Freedman created a new bike, a tall, bamboo, electric, cargo, adventure, tandem bike called BooLander. This fella does not own a car and uses his bike creation to haul everything…including lumber! Also, check out his Fender Blender (make your smoothie as you work out) and other human powered bike ideas! Continue reading
It seems spring has been long in coming this year, and now, the regularly scheduled HRBike rides are resuming as weather permits. In the photo, notice the blooms on the trees and the long pants and long sleeves on these riders; there is still a bit of wind and chill to deal with so be sure to check the weather before you set out. Below are club rides that are resuming, please check the HRBike calendar for details. Want to add a ride to the list…email Ride Captain Denny Elston or Pres. Tim Harrison.
The longest standing ride for our club, the Tuesday Night Social Ride, is back in swing. Joe Capezza leads these short, moderately paced rides from Frazier McEwen Park on Tuesday nights at 5:30 pm, weather permitting. The spring rides may be shorter due to the lack of daylight so it is good way to start riding again Continue reading
Tullahoma Re-Cycle teaches middle school students safe bicycle riding principles, basic bicycle repair and maintenance. It provides a bicycle, helmet, equipment and knowledge to safely commute to school.
The program has been presented at Tullahoma East Middle and West Middle schools by Jessie Schwer and Joe Capezza with the grateful help of volunteers from the HR Bike Club. The program was initiated several years ago with the intent that deserving middle school students would learn to completely tear down and rebuild a bicycle. The bike, along with a helmet and miscellaneous equipment would be earned by completing the program. This was based on a Nashville program which was conducted by professional bike mechanics in a bike Continue reading