Freedom of choice…

Recently President Obama was spied riding a bike without a, gasp, helmet. While I won’t debate the helmet issue, I’ll post this: (What’s playing: Tom Waits concert from NPR’s All Songs Considered live concert series podcast – and Devo’s Freedom of Choice)

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So many ideas, so little time…

I had a couple come into the shop this week while they were out on a ride. He commented that I had great hours: open at 11 am during the week and close at 5:30. Life’s got to be good with a schedule like that, right? I said, that yes, that would be ideal, however, […]

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Three days, three brands…

It’s no huge secret that I spent a number of years designing bike frames and creating complete bike specifications. At one time, I was responsible for over 250 individual bills of materials and over 130 individual frame drawings. A lot to keep track of. The brands I worked with were national brands, but didn’t get […]

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Seven gets you six…

“My gears aren’t working very well. It slips a bit in some gears so I figured I’d bring it in for a tune-up.” I had changed out the bars a while back to some that put the rider in a more upright position and at the time, I’m sure I would have checked to make […]

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What time is it…

…time to clean the coffee cup. The headset keeps it bike related. (What’s playing: Merle Haggard Stop the World and Let Me Off)

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Break the surface and breathe…

Whew! It’s been a busy couple of weeks. Plenty to do at the shop and even more to do for my side business. So much going on that when I do finally get a time to post an update, I’d rather get on the bike. Last week was also busy as my friend, Amanda, and […]

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