Kinda figured this would happen…

I made a somewhat negative post about carbon water bottle cages and also posted pictures/specs of my cross bike with a carbon seat post last week.  And in doing so, I got called out for bagging on carbon, yet using it myself on my personal bike.  The first thing I want to do is say […]

Filed under: Uncategorized


But it was working just fine…

But it was working just fine … until it broke.  And why did it break?  Did you think it would last forever?  And, most important, why do you want to replace it with the same think knowing the first one broke at an inopportune moment?   This review of a carbon water bottle cage sparked a […]

Filed under: Uncategorized


Parts on my bike (a.k.a. In praise of the triple)…

I get asked occasionally about the parts I have on my cross bike.  I also have been meaning to write something praising the triple chainring crankset since it has seemed to fall out of favor in recent years.  You see, I like my triple crankset.  The triple also serves as something of a gauge for […]

Filed under: Uncategorized


Closed June 14…

As the headline says, I’ll be closed today Friday June 14.  Back in the shop tomorrow.  Have a fun Friday.  Ride lots.

Filed under: Uncategorized


Ride post…

It’s been a long time since I did a ride post.  In fact, it was almost a year ago when I last did a ride blog and that ride was a big one too.  Over the past three weeks, I’ve been getting out on Sundays for some long rides.  The previous two Sundays were 5 […]

Filed under: Mixed Terrain, Rides


Getting closer…

The Falconer built frames are getting closer.  Cameron came over a few days ago with a front triangle to verify tire clearance and crank/chainring clearance.  Big thumbs up on both aspects.  The final step is to finish this frame (which happens to be Cameron’s size), powder coat it, build it and give it a spin […]

Filed under: US Made Cross Frame