The mountain tour is done. finally. The bars have too deep of a drop, and are too narrow. The gears are sketchy, I will need to work more on them before I do any distance. But it felt good for the whole ten minutes I rode it.
yeah, like i said, i forget that i have here too to write. Not been on a ride in weeks. Had to move mom, and that took a few weeks in prep and move. I finally solved the rear tire problem. I could not get those nice road tires mounted on the rear wheel. I … Continue reading oh my
I am going to take a bike with me to the cape in two weeks, of course. But which one? Can I get the mountain tour bike ready? That might be a good shakedown. We will see, but as it stands, I will probably just get some sort of rack for the Trek and use … Continue reading prepping for a vacation
Bontrager releases new taillight designed for daytime use. If I get this job, I plan on riding to work once in a while. I will need this light.
Lovely Bicycle!: Studded Tires in March: A Cross-Atlantic Seasonal Summary. If I get the job at MoSun, I plan to ride my bike to work most days. Would it be prudent for me to ride in the winter? Maybe not around here, hills are a bit steep, and going down them even with studs would … Continue reading Lovely Bicycle!: Studded Tires in March: A Cross-Atlantic Seasonal Summary
The Jiggernaut Frame Jig. I have this dream idea. local bike shop. make custom bikes frames, outfit with common stuff. sell. I can do it
upstand™ Bicycle Stand | Designed by the Upstanding Bicycle Company. Call 919-590-0328 to order.. This might be a cool product to try out, wonder if it holds up a semi-loaded touring bike?
I was putting the brakes on the raleigh yesterday. I decided to swap out the cantilevers for the old ones from the trek, and had installed the rear ones a few weeks ago, they were kinda tough to do, which is weird. I then decided to swap the v-brakes I have on the trek now, … Continue reading pissed off
I am going to rebuild my '87 Raleigh Seneca Mountain Tour over the winter. And I am going to make video of the entire thing. Mostly using my old FlipCam, and it's software for making quick videos. Once I get into the more complex stuff, I may have to move over to iMovie to edit. … Continue reading The Rebuild: Crankset
this weekend I will begin the new build on the mountain tour. I should have my new crankset in, and I'll put it on, swap out wheels to the city wheels that I have now on the MTB, and take it for a test ride up here in granby. I'll chronicle the whole process on … Continue reading upcoming!