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Cars? - Sunday, January 13th 2008 18:05
One of the things that we did at New Year's time was a financial analysis for our household. Mostly that is a rather dull exercise, consisting of going over our expense...
Big Apples or Primo Comets? by Gordon Koppang - Wednesday, January 2nd 2008 15:45
Maybe lowrider slicks.  I can't spend the whole winter daydreaming about new tires.  With three months to go, keeping springtime in sight is an act of...
Our first year of Quadracycling by Ruth - Friday, December 28th 2007 13:02
Almost a year ago, we were in the throes of a really cold winter when our quadracycle arrived but we knew that spring would arrive in due time. By mid-late April, the...
Are You Thinking About Quadracycling in 2008? - Thursday, December 20th 2007 17:26
Well after a few weeks of XC skiing instead of quadracycling, I think that it is definitely winter here in Canada! In Ottawa we have had 180 cm of snowfall already! Of course...
Snow Weekend - Saturday, December 15th 2007 19:13
This week makes almost a month since it started snowing here in Ottawa. Normally we don't have snow on the ground until about now, which means that we would have had a month...
The Velomobile as a Vehicle for More Sustainable Transportation - Wednesday, December 5th 2007 6:57
We received this e-mail from Gordon Koppang today. Gordon has sent a link to a very interesting paper - worth the...
Rhoades vs. Lightfoot - Sunday, December 2nd 2007 11:25
Gordon Koppang has written an article entitled Rhoades vs. Lightfoot: Which Four-Wheeler is Right For You? Gordon was able to do a detailed comparison of the...
Snow? - Sunday, December 2nd 2007 11:23
Well the 2007 quadracycling season has come to a somewhat premature end here in Ottawa! We were away in Vancouver from November 15-24 and when we got back Ottawa...
Rhoades Car 4W1P Single Seater For Sale in South Carolina - Monday, November 5th 2007 10:19
We just heard from Joey Wallace today. He has decided to sell his Rhoades Car 4W1P Single Seater, not because he doesn't like it, but because he is out of space. Here are the...
Fall Cycling - Sunday, November 4th 2007 21:14
Fall is wearing on and it won't be long before it is actually winter here in Ottawa. Today was a fairly nice Sunday. The temperature hit about 10C and when the sun was shining...
Rhoades Car on You Tube! - Thursday, October 25th 2007 12:48
We just received this e-mail from Gordon Koppang in Lethbridge. He posted a short video on You Tube, as he describes here - great...
Cycling vs Quadracycling - Tuesday, October 23rd 2007 15:25
We are now solidly into fall weather, with a lot of rainy days at this time of year – not the best conditions for cycling. It is inevitable that there will be...
A Trip to the Sawmill Creek Constructed Wetland - Sunday, October 21st 2007 18:35
Since the weather was so great today we decided to take the quadracycle to the newest “park” in our city. I call it a “park” instead of a park, because it isn't exactly...
Worksman PAV-3 Riding Impressions - Saturday, October 13th 2007 13:26
By Gordon Koppang Photos by Scott Bennett Worksman PAV-3 List Price: $799.00 Manufacturer: Worksman...
Rhoades Car Tires - Saturday, October 6th 2007 7:54
We recently received this request from Gordon Koppang of Lethbridge Alberta, for information on what other owners of Rhoades Cars are using for replacement tires: Gordon...
An Exploration Picnic - Tuesday, October 2nd 2007 17:06
This past Sunday we took our Rhoades Car and set off on an exploring and picnic trip. This time of year can be a bit of a challenge, for a couple of reasons. Due to Ruth's...
A letter from Joey Wallace - Sunday, September 30th 2007 21:05
We recently received a really nice e-mail from Joey Wallace. Joey is a retired DJ, musician and current recumbent bike enthusiast. He has a number of interesting bikes,...
Fall Cycling - Thursday, September 27th 2007 17:07
Well autumn is officially here and we've been out on the quadracycle a number of times, enjoying the still-warm weather. I don't expect that we will park the quadracycle for...
Electric Quadracycle Legalities - Tuesday, September 18th 2007 15:41
We recently had an e-mail exchange with a person who was trying to bring a Rhoades Car into New Brunswick and had it refused for import by Canada Customs at the border. On the...
Last Alcatel Lucent Sunday...but not least! - Wednesday, September 5th 2007 12:18
By RuthWe were blessed with sparkling blue skies, moderately warm temperatures and not a breath of wind. Here in Ottawa, various parkways and roads are closed to motor traffic...
Gordon Koppang's Rhoades Car Seat Upgrade - Wednesday, September 5th 2007 11:52
Rhoades Car Owner Gordon Koppang sent us the story of switching the "standard" plastic Rhoades Car seat on his 4W1P single seater for something better. We thought we would share...
More Details from Gordon Koppang - Sunday, August 26th 2007 20:10
This has been a busy week for us, with lots of wet weather. We did get out for a ride on the quadracycle today, when it finally stopped raining. The trip was a local one to...
Gordon Koppang's Photos - Monday, August 20th 2007 16:13
We were away from home this past week and so didn't get any quadracycling in at all. But we did hear from Gordon Koppang of Lethbridge Alberta and he has been...
Gear News - Sunday, August 12th 2007 8:49
I heard from Gordon Koppang of Lethbridge again today via e-mail. He said that his 4W1P is not a 36 speed as it was advertised. He mentioned that his quadracycle has a Sun Race...
A Nice Trip and a New Review - Saturday, August 11th 2007 10:50
Today is Saturday and so we both decided to go for a short ride out to the Ottawa International Airport. This is only a couple of miles away, but it makes a nice early morning...