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About trike hobo

Steve Greene is a naturalist, philosopher, and teller of tales. He pursues absolute truth in all things, modifying his existence as supported by legitimate evidence. His ideological foundation rests on the respect of life, as he follows a path of health, serenity, and maximum functional longevity. He has authored eleven books, and is a noted authority on Death Valley National Park, human powered recumbent cycle touring, fitness and longevity, and professional law enforcement. Steve has not owned a petroleum powered automobile since 2008, as part of his environmental preservation paradigm. He eats an organic vegan diet, exercises regularly, and enjoys exploring the wilderness. Harmony with nature tops his priorities. To learn more about Steve, please visit: http://wildsteve.wordpress.com

Matt Galat – JaYoe trike tour – late November – Japan

Here Matt says goodbye to a fellow he has cycled with for a couple of weeks (John), and heads out solo once again. Watch as Matt is faced with bike gates on a lengthy bike path (no cars), and he … Continue reading

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Missive #4 from Trike Traveler Steven Telck …

Missive 4 Photograph Gallery Present GPS location: 15.88798,108.32855 (Click number to view satellite image) I was finally able to find someone who had enough working knowledge of how  to set up a mobile phone data network so now I finally have mobile … Continue reading

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Triker Telck continues his overland tricycle adventure …

A missive is a particularly lengthy communication to inform someone of some new news. Triker Steven Telck is sending missives to interested followers, discussing his current long distance tricycle journey, which includes some folks pedaling two-wheeled conveyances along with him. … Continue reading

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Triker Steven Telck – on another epic overland journey!

Recumbent trike devotee and long-time Trike Asylum reader and contributor Steven Telck is back at doing what he does so well … overland trike touring! This fellow is a world adventurer who is not afraid to get out there in … Continue reading

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Losing one of our own – Gary W. Bunting, trike pilot

Gary Bunting riding the CCTE in 2011 I have just learned that fellow overland triker Gary W. Bunting has passed away. For those of you who have been reading Trike Asylum since 2010, you may recall Gary as an avid … Continue reading

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Sharing the road – cyclists and motor vehicles

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Cycling on a sidewalk or a bike lane?

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NHTSA cycling safety statistics overview

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), a division of the United States Department of Transportation, has this brief and informative cycling overview on their Bicyclists Road Safety website page (HERE). Good info for trike pilots to know: OVERVIEW As … Continue reading

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2017 Recumbent Cycle Con

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Triker and Doctor William Cortvriendt available to help you!

You may remember William Cortvriendt from several interesting Trike Asylum posts, and his individual Trike Asylum page. The good doctor believes tricycling has definitive and long lasting health advantages over the typical sedentary lifestyle enjoyed by millions. He rides an HP … Continue reading

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Camping, riding, meeting friend – a great day on the road!

This is an excellent presentation from Matt Galat of the JaYoe world tour. He meets a new friend, has a good time at the campground, helps his buddy decide on what cargo is needed on his bike, gets supplies at … Continue reading

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JaYoe! rides again, and something about The Donald …

See all of Matt Galat’s world trike tour presentations so far HERE.    

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Azub fatrike creates controversy after seen on city street!

Corrine Gurtler riding a new Azub fatrike on the city street in winter Fatrike Forum member Corrine Gurtler had a photo posted on Facebook of riding an Azub fatrike down the street in winter (see photo above). It generated a … Continue reading

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Leaving Tokyo …

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Orange Seal knowledge for no flats

If you have tubes inside your tires, use Orange Seal in the tubes. If you have no tubes inside your tires, use Orange Seal inside your tires. Then, ride in confidence, realizing that rarely will you ever get a flat … Continue reading

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Park Tool cycling tools – new for 2017

Visit the blue Park Tool website HERE.

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How Slime puncture sealant works inside your inner tube

Learn more HERE, at the Slime sealant for bicycles webpage!

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Using the Park Tool VC-1 with tire sealant

To see this little Park Tool VC-1 being used, visit the Trike Asylum page HERE. To watch a movie of it, just check out the videos below:  

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Park Tool VC-1 for valve core removal

This tool removes either Presta or Schrader valve cores. For Presta, you must have the type of valve that is removable, as not all Presta valves have removable cores. For Schrader, all of them are removable, as they are the … Continue reading

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Tired of getting flat tires? Here are solutions!

TIRE SEALANT SHOOT-OUT Whether you are running inner tubes on your trike, or have converted over to tubeless tires, there are ways to stop getting flat tires! Here is an article by Mountain Bike Action (MBA) that compares the top … Continue reading

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Welcome to Tokyo! JaYoe!

Triking and biking the big city!

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Overland Tricycle Journey … some Highlights in Japan

This presentation includes the prelude of Matt and a JaYoe online follower as they prepare to enter the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster area. He gets special shoes, socks, and even a full body suit with mask to remain radiation-free. Oh, and … Continue reading

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Overland Tricycle Journey … Riding Philosophy

View more of Matt Galat’s world tour at: http://jayoe.com/vlog/

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Overland Tricycle Journey … Hills and Trike Repairs

View more of Matt Galat’s world tour at: http://jayoe.com/vlog/

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Do you have a recumbent trike to sell?

There is now a dedicated page on Trike Asylum, under the “MORE” menu in the main menubar, with the sole objective of providing a place for recumbent trike owners to sell their trikes. On the page, just leave a comment … Continue reading

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Overland Tricycle Journey … sometimes on a ferry!

Matt Galat pedals his HP Velotechnik trike from Hakodate to Aomori, Japan, and also reveals his desire to review great hamburgers all over the world (wait until you see the mega-huge five tier hamburger they serve in Hakodate – and … Continue reading

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Overland Tricycle Journey … sometimes in tunnels!

Matt Galat reveals the truth about triking through tunnels, along with the upside of road angels, and how they are helpful for a rider on an overland tricycle journey … FOR MORE OF MATT’S PRESENTATIONS, VISIT HERE!

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More on Jen and Tony’s Australian Trike Tour …

Below is an article and photo from the Central & North Burnett Times newspaper about the challenging overland trike journey that Jen and Tony recently completed: SPORT Cyclists venture on a trip of a lifetime 20th Sep 2017 9:45 AM … Continue reading

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Triker Jen completes challenging trike tour!

This just in from Jen Fleming, the Aussie wild gal who set out on an overland trike journey not long ago. She and Tony have completed the enlightening and challenging trek, and sent me an email link for any Trike … Continue reading

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Overland Tricycle Journey … sometimes in the rain!

Matt Galat discusses triking in the rain, among other things, which include a very helpful review of how his Arkel panniers met the challenge of keeping his cargo dry … FOR MORE OF MATT’S PRESENTATIONS, VISIT HERE!

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2015 ICE Adventure for sale – like new …

2015 ICE Adventure RS 20″ Literally like new, less than 200 miles ridden, garaged. Accessories included:  Dual bar-end mirrors / Water bottle cage riser and cage / Front mount accessory bar / Rear rack for suspension models with trunk and … Continue reading

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To all Hurricane & Fire Trikers: Update us – RE: your safety

This request also goes out to all cyclists, including those with four wheels (quads) and two wheels (bicycles). Please let us all know your condition. What has happened to you and the area where you live? Are you still home? … Continue reading

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“North Korea launched a missile over my head!” – JaYoe!

A recent video log from Matt Galat, of the JaYoe world recumbent tricycle tour: For more of the latest JaYoe world trike tour, click HERE.

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