It doesn’t taste like a peach…

Saying you don’t like apples because they don’t taste like a peach is pretty silly sounding. You hear that and you immediately know “well, duh because it’s an apple.”  Neither an apple or a peach is bad.  They’re just different.  They both do the same thing by providing you with nutrition and are on the […]

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What the hell was I thinking…

I’ve been meaning to write this post for quite some time.  Every so often, I check in to the Blogger stats for this site.  Sometimes, there will be a bunch of visits from various bike forums.  I gave up on bike forums several years ago.  Too much time involved and the whole anonymity of the […]

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A frame for the working folks…

The Tradesman is the new “production” frame from Sean over at Soulcraft.  Production only in that it is made in three stock frame sizes, but with all the touches that make a Soulcraft a Soulcraft.  Things like no nonsense design, no nonsense marketing, no nonsense features – simply a bike frame designed for getting out […]

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NorCal bred bike…

(Update:  about a week after this post, this particular bike was sold.  However, within a few weeks, I’ll have all sizes so you can get a duplicate built in your size.) I built this bike up for the recent Ruota Libera show at Una Pizza Napoletana.  My goal was to represent the parts makers from […]

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More tension…

After writing that last piece on the various ways to tension cables after they stretch, I noticed something peculiar.  Everyone knows that disc brakes are coming to road, right?  And when I say road, I mean drop bar bikes with integrated shift/brake levers.  And lumped in “road” are cyclocross bikes which will be, by far, […]

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