Category Archive: alternative transportation

Sep 20

Opportunity to Improve Island Infrastructure

bicycle trail on island

Time to Look at New Island Transportation Ideas Out of adversity comes opportunity. The damage suffered by island communities and entire islands as a result of recent hurricanes has been devastating. As always, our thoughts go out to those island residents who have suffered great losses. However, our thoughts are not enough. The entire world …

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Oct 21

US 36 Bikeway: Boulder to Denver? Update

Trail Signage is Very Good From what I could see, the US 36 Bikeway is nearly complete. That’s part of the good news. The other good news is that  the trail is very well marked with clear signs pointing the way to Boulder & Denver. The trail also goes beyond Sheridan Blvd. now too. So …

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Jan 27

Ontario Hiking and Backpacking Trails

La Cloche Silhouette Trail in Ontario Canada

Ontario Becoming Best Trail Destination Worldwide If you are planning your summer hiking excursion, you may want to add Ontario to your short list. Over the past couple years,  Ontario has become one of the leading trail destinations worldwide. If you search trail information on Twitter, chances are, you’ll run across a number of trail-related …

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Aug 10

Pon-e Electric Trikke Review

folded Trikke carving vehicle

Electric Trail Vehicle Information Trailsnet has been the leader in reviews of Personal Transportation Vehicles (PTVs) and specifically electric personal transportation vehicles. Of course, here on Trailsnet, we prefer to call them trail vehicles, but whatever you call them, they’re economical, environmentally friendly and lots of fun. Here’s a sampling of some of the electric …

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Dec 12

Electric Bikes on Trails

Electric Bicycles on Trails Are electric bicycles legal on trails? It’s a good question and one that varies greatly by country, state, & trail. Before we get into the electric bikes on trails debate, let’s start w/ an overview of the: Federal Electric Bicycle Regulations (not just for trails) an electrically driven bicycle is considered a …

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Aug 08

Ski all year long with the Skizee

On a recent trip to Canada, my dad met a guy who is a partner in a venture called Skizee. Knowing that I am interested in alternative transportation, Dad got me a web address for the Skizee and so I looked it up online. It is like a ski – snowboard – skateboard version of …

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