I don’t have a GF at this moment AND I have setup my bike room in what was the spare bedroom. The situation is causal, not causality. BTW, it is hard to think of it as anything except a bike room now. Of course I KNEW that I would eventually be maintaining my bikes here…… Continue reading Setting Up Shop in the Spare Bedroom
I mounted a Wald 139 to my Soma and I purchased a Porcelain Rocket Meanwhile bag that arrived yesterday and went out this morning. Looked at Shopville ShopSack but the zipper and not waterproof killed it, but I loved the idea of handles to carry the bag into a shop. The Troutmoose was water resistant…… Continue reading Gear: Porcelain Rocket Meanwhile bag
Summer is starting and I have been looking at high speed touring, newer setups. TransAm Bike Race Steeds 2016 got me thinking about details. BikePacking Ultra setups and then Outside ran the Ultimate BikePacking Setup with a lot of details. While I am not sure what changes I am willing to make, it does get…… Continue reading Touring Setup for FAST TransAm transit
Why it is so hard to find a great bike at a reasonable price? Brilliant Bicycle CompanySomewhere along the line, bicycles became complicated. Speed and spandex overshadowed the fun and prices skyrocketed. But bicycles shouldn’t be ridiculously expensive or intimidating, so we set out to build high-quality bikes for a fraction of the cost and…… Continue reading It a Reasonably Priced Bike BRILLIANT?
There are more out there on Instructables, but here is one to look at and ponder.
Since 1975 Blackburn has been making products that help cyclists do more, go further, and be ready for anything. For our 40th anniversary, we wanted to step back at the history of bicycle travel in the Americas. Our lighthearted film includes stories, footage and interviews with bike pioneers, makers and historians. Watch the trailer… and…… Continue reading COMES WITH BAGGAGE
Where I previously was interested in the Copenhagen wheel, the FlyKly, is available now. FlyKly has been in the works for a while. Originally a Kickstarter project that raised $700,000 (its goal had been $100,000), the electric bike wheel project is now available to everyone. Electric bicycles are nothing new. But FlyKly’s approach is different…… Continue reading FlyKly electric bike wheel