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Summer Starts - Saturday, May 2nd 2015 17:02
Today was our first truly summer-like day in Ottawa this year, reaching a balmy 24°C. To enjoy the day Lynn and I headed out for a 18 km local quadrcycling ride,...
Quadracycling to Hogs Back Falls - Monday, November 10th 2014 12:22
On 09 November 2014 Lynn went for her first quadracycle ride. She wanted to go up to Hogs Back Falls and the best way for both of us to get there was by quadracycle! It was...
Indian Summer Quadracyling - Friday, October 3rd 2014 19:25
  The past week and a half have featured amazing warm Indian Summer weather with no rain and lovely warm days. It might have been the best days of the summer, actually!...
Website Updates for 2014 - Wednesday, August 20th 2014 11:17
It has been a while since I have posted anything here, but I have had the quadracycle out for a couple of trips this year, both solo and with friends. I have to admit that...
Quadracycling Partner Lost - Saturday, February 1st 2014 9:54
On 30 January 2014 I lost my best friend and quadrcycling partner. People who read this blog will have noted earlier posts about Ruth's cancer. The disease finally took her away...
The Summer Weather Nears an End - Sunday, October 13th 2013 14:32
With a cold front on its way this evening our run of warm and dry weather over the past month seems to be coming to an end, heralding the beginning of cooler and wetter months...
Autumn Quadracycling - Thursday, October 3rd 2013 18:58
Ruth's cancer continues to progress and she is often weak and tired these days, having recently got out of the hospital and back home. The weather recently has been quite warm...
One Year and 2,100 km with a Sinner Comfort Trike - Saturday, September 21st 2013 7:54
By Gordon KoppangThe most memorable and outstanding feature of my first year as a Sinner owner is the horrible, damnable customer service provided by Sinner Bikes!  Here is...
Gordon Koppang Rides His Sinner to Waterton - Sunday, August 25th 2013 9:05
By Gordon KoppangAfter years of talking about it, I finally did it!  I rode the Sinner to Waterton and then got hauled home in a friend's van. I left Lethbridge on...
Late Summer Ride - Sunday, August 18th 2013 18:14
We have actually found a new use for the quadracycle. Right now Ruth is in the middle of her second series of cancer radiation treatments. She is pretty tired out most of the...
Getting The Terminology Right - Monday, March 18th 2013 15:57
Our Sinner Comfort rider and writer, Gordon Koppang, has been thinking about the right name for the class of vehicles that the Comfort fits into. He has decided that it isn't...
Six Months (1200km) with a Sinner Comfort - Tuesday, February 12th 2013 13:40
By Gordon KoppangThings I like about the Sinner Comfort:Good value.  Large rear rack, rear suspension and 2-wheel-drive included in the base price.  Schwalbe Marathon...
Sinner Comfort - Impressions at 1000 km - Friday, December 14th 2012 6:01
by Gordon KoppangThis is how I got into recumbent cycling: I don’t own a car.  I have Cerebral Palsy.  Public transit in Lethbridge is lousy (and even if it...
Follow-up on Sinner Customer Service - Thursday, November 15th 2012 8:55
By Gordon Koppang  After many complaints about Sinner’s shoddy email correspondence, Arjen Van Dam has been dismissed. Harma de Vries and Harry Lieben have taken over...
Sinner Bikes: Not reliable – not prompt – not friendly. - Sunday, November 4th 2012 15:03
by Gordon Koppang Sinner Bikes has consistently provided the worst customer service I have ever encountered. I can’t say that communication with Sinner “broke...
Sinner Comfort in the Snow - Thursday, October 25th 2012 17:18
By Gordon KoppangMore than 20cm of snow has fallen in Lethbridge in the last couple of days. My Rhoades Car was pretty good in winter. The Sinner trike is as least a good...
Wheel Woes - Thursday, October 11th 2012 14:13
With October now here Ruth and I decided we had better get the quadracycle out for at least one last run before it gets too cold for cycling, but we didn't get far.I was looking...
Sinner Comfort Impressions at 500 kms - Saturday, September 15th 2012 6:33
By Gordon KoppangSince I got the Sinner Comfort, my Catrike Villager has become my “buddy bike”. If a friend wants to try recumbent cycling, I offer them a ride on the...
September Quadracycling - Thursday, September 13th 2012 12:54
This week the weather has been marvelous, warm and dry, but not too hot. Ruth and I couldn't resist the opportunity to get the quadracycle out from the back of the garage where...
30km Grocery Run August 30, 2012 - Wednesday, September 5th 2012 17:22
By Gordon KoppangSince I got the Sinner, my friend Kathy has been trying out my “old” Catrike Villager. Yesterday Kathy and I rode out to Harvest Haven (an...
Team Euthanasia Rides Again! - Wednesday, September 5th 2012 17:10
By Gordon KoppangI’ve taken to calling our little band of recumbent riders “Team Euthanasia”. We’re not only getting up in years, we put up with a variety of...
Sinner Comfort Impressions at 250 kms - Friday, August 17th 2012 19:07
By Gordon KoppangWhen a guy brings a Sinner Comfort trike in from Holland, the first question might be, “Why didn’t you just buy a Kettwiesel?” The Sinner...
Gordon Koppang Tests the Sinner Comfort Delta Trike - Thursday, August 2nd 2012 5:53
By Gordon KoppangMy friend Arlyn and I rode down into Alexander Wilderness Park yesterday.  Arlyn was on his Bike-E and I was on the Sinner. The park is one of my...
Aaron Gets His First Quadracycle - Tuesday, July 31st 2012 6:01
In May 2011 I posted a story about Aaron Rosenzweig, of Maryland, USA who had an ambitious plan to import the Dutch Quattrocycle and the Chinese Guangxin GX01 quadracycles. He...
Gordon's New Sinner Comfort - Monday, July 30th 2012 15:12
Contributor Gordon Koppang has recently taken delivery of a new Sinner Comfort delta single-seat trike and trike and so we wanted to present his first impressions here:We picked...