More on the frame pump…

One of the blogs/web sites I read regularly is Red Kite Prayer and the pieces by the site owner/manager, Padraig. I followed his writing before RKP began when he contributed to Belgium Knee Warmers (sure would like to see Radio Freddy crank it up again). I was caught off-guard one day, a while back, when […]

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Thursday update…

I was out of large, XL, and XXL t-shirts for a while, but they are being printed today or tomorrow. Hopefully, by the weekend I’ll have t-shirts here and ready. For the folks who have ordered on-line, I’ll have them mailed out to you on Monday. Sorry for the delay. What I am not out […]

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Preconceived notions…

A reply from Alex to my “Labels” post prompted the recollection of an event over 20 years ago. Years ago, working at Pacific Coast Cycles, we got a call from someone from Rolling Stone magazine saying that their staff was having a west coast retreat/meeting and wanted to go on a mountain bike ride, could […]

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Labels, we like labels…

I had originally planned a post similar to this one. Thought about it last week and was going to write it on Monday, the same day that other post came out. But after reading that post and the comments and receiving the latest “Bicycle Retailer and Industry News” that had a cover story titled “Surge […]

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Rabbit – Hat …

Sometimes, you just have to pull a rabbit out of the hat and write a post. Sometimes. But not all the time. I had planned to write something about 29″ers and then just today saw a post that pretty much summed up what I was going to write. Also today, my copy of “Bicycle Retailer […]

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This is one BIG bike…

So many 29″ wheeled bikes look a bit awkward because trying to fit big wheels in smaller frames give the bike an unbalanced look. The wheel size overpowers the frame size and trying to keep the bars low enough is challenging. Well, this bike had no problems with that. It’s a huge frame that perfectly […]

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It hasn’t rained every day…

I was just treated to a June 1 burst of rain for the past couple hours. The rain pattern has been disturbingly random the past week. Then there’s also the matter of the wind when it’s not raining. It’s hard enough to get out on the bike in the rain (so I haven’t), but when […]

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