Reader photo submissions…

The first one is from dRjOn. It was taken in Scotland at the start of the West Highland Way. Jon visited the shop in 2008 while he was out for the Single Speed World Championships in Napa. The following two were taken by Randall D. Williams. Randall was visiting from Sioux City, IA. He came […]

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Salsa Fargo SLX, Salsa Vaya…

Salsa’s introduction of the new lower priced Fargo SLX along with the new Vaya has definitely been popular. Within days of their becoming available, they have sold out at the distributor level. However, I have managed to snag some and have one of each left and available. The Fargo SLX is a size Large. The […]

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Parlez vous 650b…

If you are into 650b tires for your mountain bike or city bike or rando bike, I’ve got tires for you. Small selection of rando 650b tires, but a nice selection of 650b tires for your mountain bike. Here’s what I got: Kenda Nevegal, Pacenti Neo-Moto in 21. and 2.3, Pacenti Quasi-Moto, and WTB’s new […]

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Yelp or youch…

Always thought “yelp” was something that a dog did when it got stung on the butt by a bee. It appears that Yelp is also some sort of forum that anyone can write a review of any business. Now, I’m not here complaining because someone wrote a bad review about my bike shop. Quite the […]

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New adventure bikes in the shop…

Part of what makes a bike shop a bike shop is bikes. And part of what makes a successful bike shop is the selling of bikes. Well, I’ve got some great bikes to sell and I need to sell some soon. I’m hoping that folks in the Bay Area who are looking for adventure bikes […]

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Big photo upload…

Uploaded a bunch of photos to my flickr page in preparation of updating my website. There’s a couple more bikes I need to photograph, but for now, this is enough. The photo title is a link to the bike photo set. 1985 Fat Chance 1991 Ibis SS 1988 Mantis Valkyrie 1984(?) Steve Potts Custom – […]

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Black Mountain Cycles t-shirts in the wild…

Pleasant surprise e-mail yesterday. By the way, the trick to taking self-portraits, Stephen, is having really long arms. That’s Black Mountain over his left shoulder. Thanks for the photo Stephen. (What’s playing: Elton John Love Song)

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Friday foto…

Been busy. Not much time for posting, but time for riding. Monday saw my butt on the saddle for 5 hours of mixed-terrain goodness involving Bolinas Ridge, Old Railroad Grade, Hoo-Koo-E-Koo on the cross bike. Here’s a couple of shots from the top of Mt. Tam and the cross bike at the top of Randall […]

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Picture Saturday…

The weather has been pretty dang awesome in these neck of the woods – well, when it’s not raining or the wind is howling. But other than that, it’s been really great. Here’s some images of some road riding. The first set is from the Marshall Wall loop one early morning a week or so […]

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