Rhonda Norman

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Trip Tips: Savoring summertime in Seattle

By Bill Rigby<p>SEATTLE (Reuters) - First tip: Don't come to Seattle right now.<p>The rainiest March on record just ended, and April started just as …

Business-Backed Group Forms to Push "Total Compensation" Option in $15 Min Wage Fight

A group calling itself OneSeattle Coalition that's backed by the Seattle Restaurant Alliance, the Greater Seattle Business Association (that's the …

An Electric Bike is put to the test !

This is one of the best pedelec articles I have read to …

"Not the cheapest electric bike but DEFINITELY the best"

Here's a review of the 2010 Kalkhoff Pro Connect LX - the first we've had from a customer. Thanks Mike!This was a replacement for my Ezee Torq bike …

50cycles Electric Bikes new website launched

Our new website was switched on just in time for Christmas. It's a major overhaul and redesign and you'll find it faster, cleaner and easier to …

PiCycle Electric Bike

Ever need an extra boost of power when you're out biking? That's exactly what the PiCycle Electric Bike ($5,000) can provide. Powered by a 48 volt …

Sparta RX Plus review: is this the electric bike to beguile Britain's commuters?

I am suspicious of electric bikes. It's cheating, and besides, who needs extra assistance when you can multitask while travelling, getting some much needed exercise there is never time for otherwise? However, I have just moved and, while my new, longer, seven-mile commute to work is extremely …

MIT-Designed Copenhagen Wheel Finally Hits the Market, Turns any Bike Into a Hybrid Electric Vehicle

When MIT unveiled designs for the Copenhagen Wheel in 2009, it generated a lot of buzz. The deceptively simple, self-contained system can turn any …

Electric Vehicles

Vanmoof's New Electric Bike Will be the Most Intelligent Commuter Bike in the World

Vanmoof’s 10 is a sleek new electrified bike that could make any commute incredibly easy and high tech. The Dutch bike company‘s electric-assist city …

Rubbee Electric Drive Gives a Boost to Any Pedal-Powered Bike

Today’s electric bikes represent a great alternative to traditional pedal-powered bikes, especially when you’re traversing a hill or on a hot summer …

FlyKly Smart Wheel Snaps Onto Any Bike to Give it an Electric Boost

Lots of people would love to bike to work. Or school, or the theater. Pedaling your way around town is a great way to burn calories and curb carbon …

Saietta R: World's First Electric Sports Bike to be Unveiled in Colorado

The world’s first all-electric sports bike is set to be unveiled this December at the Clean and Cool Missions in Colorado, U.S. The London-based …

Clean Technology

Ikea Announces Plans to Launch an Electric Bicycle!

Ikea has tried to change the way you eat, the way you shop and the way you light your home, and now the Swedish retailer is trying to change the way …

Quinault's Wolf Bar - Where the Wild Things Are

Wild and majestic, the North Fork trail of the Quinault River to Wolf Bar Camp is perfect for getting the kids out, impressing a date or indulging in …

Meet the insanely lucky #PCTDirtyDozen - Pacific Crest Trail Association

They’re called the #PCTDirtyDozen, but we’re still hoping that they’ll shower and do their laundry.<p>Lots of you applied (see the call) for free boxes …

5 Benefits Of Eating More Fiber

By Charlie Seltzer, M.D.<p>Because the health benefits of fiber are so widespread, it's one of the most talked about nutrients.<p>Dietary fiber is comprised of carbohydrates that cannot be digested by humans, as well as lignin, which is a compound that forms the cell wall of plant cells.<p>Until very …

Sugar-Sweetened Drinks Linked With High Blood Pressure

<i>By Sheryl Wood</i><p>Consuming lots of sugary drinks can expand your waistline, but you may not be aware of what it also might do to your blood pressure.<p>Sugar is added to many food products, but the largest source of added sugar we consume is in sugar-sweetened drinks.<p>Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages …

'Safe' Doses Of Sugar May Still Pose Health Risks

If you think it takes a lot of sugar to mess with your body, a new study out in <i>Nature Communications</i> today may challenge that belief. The research reported that when mice were fed a diet of 25% added sugar, the females died twice as often as those fed regular diets, and males were less likely to …

Excessive Fructose Consumption Makes You Fat

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Before I start my commentary let me mention that you can view the slides to Dr. Lustig's excellent presentation here<p>Fructose …

Amsterdam Health Official Calls Sugar A Dangerous Addictive Drug

Consider this: A senior health official in Amsterdam, a city famous for its legal weed, has called sugar a "dangerous" and "addictive" drug that should be regulated.<p>"Sugar is a drug just like alcohol and tobacco," said Paul Van Der Velpen, the head of the Public Health Service of Amsterdam, which …

Living the dream in a VW Campervan

The seeds of our wander lust were sowed many years ago … We could never be accused of letting the grass grow under our feet, always up for a new …

Happy Hour with Wheeling It – Aluminarium

Most people who follow RV blogs read Wheeling It, where Nina and Paul share about their life on the road along with their fantastic boondocking site …

News and Tips from the leading RV Camping Authority

You can camp along Sherman’s Creek or choose a shaded site. Paradise Stream Family Campground has drive-thru RV sites in their open field and RV …

Ten-Thousand Miles Across Canada

Share Email Comments<p>Without a GPS or cell phone, the Webers set out in a 2013 Palomino Maverick M-6601 to explore Canada’s Northwestern wilderness. …

Readers share their favorite truck camping destinations in Canada. The Canadian Rockies, Vancouver Island, and the Trans Canada Highway top the list.

This week’s Question of the Week was, “What are your favorite Canadian truck camping routes and destinations?” Readers share their favorite truck …

RVs

During their off-road adventures, Karen and Jerry Clark discovered the comfort of a Hallmark K2 and the power of a Ford F350.

After hiking across the United States with her husband, Karen Clark discovered the comfort of a Hallmark K2 and the power of a Ford F350 beast. Rock …

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The RV Life As a Financial Choice

We didn’t start out on our RV adventure as part of our financial planning, it was supposed to be an adventure. In the process of traveling and …

HugeDomains.com - LearningAcrossAmerica.com is for sale (Learning Across America)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

Tourism

Meet the Wynns

Jason and Nikki Wynn call themselves perpetual travelers and modern day documentarians. In 2010, at 28 years of age, this couple decided to uproot …