Archive for July, 2021

How a Di Blasi R32/R34 Folds (and rides)

July 23rd, 2021 No comments

There are lots and lots of trikes around, so finding one for an adult isn’t really all that much of a challenge. It isn’t even that hard to find folding trikes.

But it’s a very different matter to find a compact folding trike. One you can haul without a pick-up truck, a trailer, or a van. That’s what this one is. Read more…

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What a Di Blasi R34 Looks Like Folded

July 20th, 2021 No comments

. . . very different, as it happens.

Here’s Raffi in front of an ordinary front door. Folded, he’s about as wide as the door. Unfolded, he goes through it easily. Read more…

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A Di Blasi R34 Joins the Family

July 18th, 2021 No comments

Meet Raffaello (Raffi, for short), an adorable and cleverly engineered folding tricycle.  Raffi arrived in February 2020, just before lockdown, at which point everything changed . . .

Raffi joined the family because I needed a sturdy foldable trike that could, if necessary, be stuffed into a passenger car. (How’s that for a requirement!?!) I live in the suburban wilderness, and in the event of crisis, rescue isn’t available through public transit.

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Monthly Mileage: August 2012

July 18th, 2021 No comments

This will have to be the official mileage; I’ve lost track, a bit, and been a bit careless about posting as I should. Here’s what I did record, for August, 2012:

Pegasus: 53.64 miles

Arianna (includes two rides not recorded in July):  48.21miles

Other: 18 miles

Total for August: 119.85 miles

Total recorded mileage for the season:  656.78

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