Monthly Archives: November 2007

Continental! update

Overhauled the pedals, bottom bracket and crank parts last night. There was no grease in any of it when I took them apart. The pedals were full of rusty looking brown water. A little WD-40 and elbow grease got most … Continue reading

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Weather or not

The weather, or changes in the weather, rather, seem to have an interesting effect on people who otherwise are only slightly dangerous drivers. They turn into panicked, steel caged, executioners. Every fall there’s an adjustment period. Perfectly sane folks purge … Continue reading

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Continental!

This, according to the Schwinn Lightweight Data Handbook, is a 1974 Schwinn Continental. She’s painted Kool Lemon and has a 58cm seat tube. I spent a few hours this weekend tearing her apart and shining up various unpainted bits just … Continue reading

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Evolution

My life is an evolution. Rather, the stuff in my life is in a constant state of evolution. From computers to cameras to bicycles, nothing just gets thrown out. Parts are replaced, and the old stuff usually finds its way … Continue reading

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Full of No Air

I went for a ride last night. 32F when I left the house. 29F upon returning home. Google Maps told me my route was 13.2 miles. There’s a 24 hour McDonald’s at the 7 mile mark, and I figured this … Continue reading

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