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Biking and hiking Kennecott's abandoned mine

...and rain soaked every layer of clothing. The descent made our brake rotors too hot to touch, the metal sizzling in the wet conditions...the bike, and skinny scree slopes must be traversed.Disc brakes and suspension are highly recommended. My front suspension...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-09-03/biking-and-hiking-kennecotts-aba
Outdoors
Kenai Peninsula leads statewide elodea fight

...discovered in Beck Lake, Daniels Lake and Stormy Lake, all in Nikiski. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service slammed the brakes on activity in the lakes to prevent further spread, which has so far been successful, according to Kenai National Wildlife...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-11-16/kenai-peninsula-leads-statewide-elod
News
Trek issues recall for disc brake-equipped bikes

If you have disc brakes on your mountain bike, pay...bikes equipped with disc brakes from model years 2000 through...a bicycle with front disc brakes, if installed improperly...get caught up in the disc brake assembly, causing the front...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-04-22/trek-issues-recall-for-disc-brake-eq
News
Summit Cleaners struck by vehicle Monday

...going to the business on the Kenai Spur Highway around 5 p.m. on Monday when she accidentally hit the gas instead of the brakes. "I drove through the front of the building," Cunningham said. The parts of the building damaged by Cunningham's car...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-11-03/summit-cleaners-struck-by-vehicle-mo
News
What happened to common sense on the road?

...highway the individual did not increase speed to the posted limit but increased to 45 miles an hour. I was forced to apply my brakes much quicker and harder than I normally would. I continued to follow this vehicle toward Soldotna when all of a sudden the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2015-09-25/what-happened-to-common-s
Letters

...more than 800 miles without rest. Maintenance at another company was so shoddy that one bus drove despite glaring evidence of brake problems.Federal bus safety regulators said Thursday they shut down those two and 50 other motor coach companies in a major...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-12-12
News
An oldie but goodie

...gears. The same way with the second pedal except that was the brake peddle. The third and most important one was the foot feed...right to left and back and forth, the only thing to do is apply brakes and pray; it's nice to say I'm writing this letter. Paul...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/031010/let_581928587.shtml
Opinion
Pioneer Potluck: About the first driving lessons

...clutch and push down with right for the brake. Gently push down" That caused me to...again. He motioned me to let up on the brake and clutch and I putted through the open...STOP! That I did - just the foot on the brake and I killed the engine. We were nose...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/arts-entertainment/food/2015-04-21/about-the-first-d
Food

...sure I had enough to handle multiple punctures to my tires - or to me, for that matter.So I grabbed my breaks, and the new brake pads I had recently installed didn't disappoint, stopping me short enough to fling me off the trail.Dealing with blisters...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-08-08-0
Community

...Stainless steel so they don't rust in the snow, they ride like a regular bicycle, only without the need to balance. Riders brake by pedaling backward."It's pretty neat," said Dave Wolf, of East Amherst, after giving a bike a spin. "They take...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-03-12
Outdoors

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