Salsa Vaya – Holiday bike special #3…

(As of the end of December, the Vaya has found a new home.) The next bike to go on the sale table is a 2011 model year Salsa Vaya in size 55. Seems strange that the 2011 model year bike is now old when it’s still 2011, but I digress. According to Salsa’s fit chart, […]

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Parts, we gotcher parts on sale…

I run a pretty tight ship inventory-wise. However, sometimes I end up with parts for one reason or another that I’ll likely not need in the foreseeable future. So, every so often I feel the need to make my buying error your purchasing error. Here are some parts that are one-time only “my loss is […]

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Classic Merckx retro mod…

As we get older (okay, some of us), we still like to ride our bikes. Sometimes we like to ride our old vintage road bikes. And if it’s a vintage road bike like a vintage road bike should be (I’m talking 70’s and 80’s) it will have a double crank and a close ratio freewheel. […]

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What’s in the stand…

On the spot bar tape job on something a bit unique. Jacquie Phelan pedaled over from Fairfax on a spectacular Fall day here in West Marin. Temps in the upper 60s, maybe the 70s. We were also under a “hazardous wind advisory” that never materialized. Good for cycling. With Jacquie’s bike in the stand, I […]

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