Category: Learning

Ride #5

April 26th, 2012
I'm getting much more comfortable on my StreetStrider with every ride. I'm still using the brake to keep my speed under control downhill, but I'm going a bit faster. I also rode farther today. Still having U-turn problems, but I'm not having any trouble… more »

Ride #4

April 25th, 2012
My confidence on the StreetStrider is definitely improving. I'm probably just over 1 hour of actual riding time if all of my resting time on the trail is subtracted. I'm not as tired when I stop for a rest break, but I'm still stopping at the same inter… more »

Ride #3

April 23rd, 2012
With the return of the sun today, I ventured out onto the trail for my third ride on my StreetStrider. I'm becoming a bit more confident on it - I went both down and up a fairly long hill today. I used my brakes more than I pedaled on the way down and h… more »

Second Ride on Trail

April 19th, 2012
Feeling more comfortable on the StreetStrider today. Was able to start at a point on the trail where I needed to immediately turn to the right. On April 11th, I tried this but couldn't quite make the turn between trying to start moving and turning at th… more »

First Ride on a Trail

April 11th, 2012
Brought the StreetStrider to a trail in a city park. The hitch rack scraped not only in our driveway, but hit the concrete when I turned into the park driveway. This was undoubtedly the best workout I had in at least a couple of years. I always ease… more »