Breaking the rules…

Sometimes I feel unworthy of riding a nicer bike.  I’ve read “The Rules” and while there is some elitist, fun, playfulness to them, there is good info there.  I am particular in how my bike is set up.  Luckily, I still still have good flexibility so I can comfortably run my bars well below my […]

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Build kit updates…

I finally got a chance to update the build kits specs for the road bikes.  I also added an Ultegra 6800 build because this is simply a wonderful group – smooth shifting, great feeling levers.  Something I’d build for myself if I needed to build a new road bike from the ground up.   There’s also […]

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John’s Road Bike, Happy Mother’s Day…

I will be closed Sunday May 11 to celebrate Mother’s Day with my mom.  And, coincidentally, the Tour of California route passes my folks’ house within about 1/2 mile, so there’s that too.  It doesn’t pass until about noon, so there’s also time to get a ride in in the morning.  Hmmm, who’s day is […]

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There’s a new tire in town…

It was probably over five years ago I started hounding both Kenda and WTB about tires.  I figured between one of them, I could get my ideal tire.  I had always longed for a big, fat cross tire.  Being selfish, I wanted it purely for myself.  Every cross bike I had I always wanted just […]

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