Closed Sunday Nov. 17…

Like the heading says, I’ll be closed on Sunday the 17th.  Back on Tuesday.  Ride lots. (What’s playing:  Boz Scaggs Loan Me A Dime)

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New bike ride notes…

I know how to build a bike so that it’s ready to ride right out of the shop door.  I worked for a mountain bike race team in the mid-90s and know what it takes to build a bike or work on a bike and promptly send it out for a race with the confidence […]

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Meet Your Maker post ride report…

Last Sunday, about 50+ folks showed up in Mill Valley for the Meet Your Maker Tour cross ride up Mt. Tam and beyond.  It’s not really fair to call it a cross ride, although a cross bike does work best for this type of ride.  In addition to the plentiful cross bikes in attendance, there […]

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Meet Your Maker…

This coming Sunday the Meet Your Maker Tour comes to Marin for a ride up the flanks of Mt. Tam and across to the Marin Headlands.  Thirty-seven miles of the best dirt road riding around.  Perfect for a Black Mountain Cycles monster cross bike, just saying.   The Meet Your Maker Tour is made up of […]

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It’s like my birthday…

…except I bought my present myself.  I mean why leave it to someone else to get you something you don’t want.  Only you know what you really want.  And I really wanted a new bike.  With new parts.  Well, almost all new parts.  (ed:  like my birthday, but not actually.) Several months ago, when Cameron […]

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