Category Archives: Bike hacks

Dirt Drop Dead Pricey

I drive finish nails with a sledge hammer.  How so?  I’ll explain. Not too terribly long ago I stumbled across a 58cm Bridgestone MB-2 from way back in 1987.  1987 was when the Internet consisted mainly of real content, unlike … Continue reading

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I’m a Breeder!

I’m really not sure, after these last few years, how I missed the Bike Hacks blog.  From their Dictionary of Bike Commuter Slang: “Breeder: This is the rider who is transporting more than one small human. This person is dedicated … Continue reading

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Funky Flexy Frenchy

O hai. A while back I purchased an old Peugeot from a friend.  He had found it at the the local Salvation Army store for $25 or so, but it was just a bit big for him.  So now I … Continue reading

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Carrying the load. Almost.

Today I decided to fix the fence.  In case you don’t know, we had some nasty wind a few weeks back that took down a fence post, snapping it off at the ground, and the two 8-foot panels attached to … Continue reading

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Cotton and Twine (or, how to not be a roadie)

Not too long ago I started reading a wonderful blog called Let’s Go Ride a Bike. It’s delightfully written, immensely informative and well worth the time. If that’s not reason enough to add it to your feed reader, Dottie has … Continue reading

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Ghetto flap

I’ve been meaning to do this for a couple years, but I guess I’m lazy.   Covering the new multi-hundred-dollar trailer in slush, salt and road grime during this morning’s ride was some serious motivation.  It survived our second ride … Continue reading

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