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Priscilla Likes it!

The other night Priscilla test rode the Nirve Night Owl to see what all this fuss I was making about the bike. Sure enough she knew exactly what I was talking about once she got on the Night Owl. I still can’t put my finger on it, but once you get on this bike, you just smile. It’s the same smile that I see when kids get on a new bicycle.

Tires still have dry mud on them from the trails.
nirve night owl

This bike really is fun…

One Proud Mama

You may remember my 10yr old daughter Breanna participated in the PTA Reflections program at her school. Any child is able to enter a piece of artwork centering on the theme “How I can make a difference is….” Breanna chose to share a video about how she can make a difference by riding her bike. What can I say..it’s in the blood. lol.

Well tonight I am proud to say that Breanna won first place in her category for her school and is one of twenty-one children to represent our PTA council at the next judging level (there were hundreds of entries). This is the third level of judging that she is moving on to. She could then move on to represent the state on a national level. What an incredible way to get this message out!!

What was really incredible was one of the judges would not stop talking about how amazing Breanna’s video was. She said that she was so impressed with the video that she wants to speak with the city to have Breanna’s entry run as a commercial on the local station to advocate bike riding!!! How cool is that?!

We’re just so proud of our sweet Banan. We truly believe that bicyles do make a difference in this world and are so proud to see the next generation raise up and begin the efforts to get more people on their bikes! So we’ll keep you updated on the progress! We will find out on Saturday if she will move to the fourth level. 🙂 And in case you missed the video you can watch it here.

SFPD Bicycle training video

Check out this video made by Officer Brenda B. Walker, it covers 3 common bike/car scenarios: Dooring, Driver Intimidation and Bicycle Motorist accidents.

Note: Please check your local laws, the vehicle codes cited on the video apply to California.

Got a home remedy?

Usually I’ll get some snot build up and the riding starts to loosen it and all I have to really do is a Snot Rocket and out it goes.

But I remember when I got on my bike after a night of body aches and fevers…I felt horrible! But I didn’t want to miss riding my bike because I love it so much. However, about a mile or two later, I went back home to go rest.

I’ve heard of home remedies such as Apple Cider Vinegar, honey in green tea, or chicken soup to nurse the body back to health. But I’m curious to know if there is a super quick way to get back on the saddle with some of your suggestions for a home remedy?