Closed Friday, June 20…

I played golf a lot in my younger days.  These days, I play once a year in the annual KWMR golf tournament.  And that is happening tomorrow so I will be closed all day.  Back in the shop on Saturday at 10:00 a.m.   (What’s playing:  Tom Waits Dirt In The Ground)

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Ride with Bruce Gordon…

I’m totally off the back posting the goodness that is a casual ride with Bruce Gordon.  It happens tomorrow (sorry for the short notice) and starts/ends at Bruce’s shop in Petaluma.  It should be a fun ride and the weather is supposed to be great.  If you haven’t seen Bruce’s new retail shop and museum […]

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Closed and colors…

Black Mountain Cycles will be closed Tuesday June 10 thru Thursday June 12.  I’ll be back in the shop on Friday.  In the mean time, here are a three new colors that I’m considering for the next run of cross frames scheduled to arrive some time in the Fall.  The maroon has a bit of […]

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Four more hours…

If Sunday’s 4 hour point/point/point ride wasn’t enough, I got out the next day for 4 1/2 hours on a modified out and back ride.  The previous day was on the road bike.  This day was on the cross bike.  Got to mix it up, you know.  As with the point/point/point ride, this day’s ride […]

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Give ’em the boot…

Been a while since I posted a “things I like” post, but these are just the best.  You can make your own, but it’s kind of convenient to have these with their sticky backs that don’t shift when installing.  What I’m talking about is the Park Tools “Emergency Tire Boot.”  Personally, I would drop “emergency” […]

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Point to Point to Point to Point…

Or the out and back and out and back, out and back ride.  I’ve been in Point Reyes Station 7 years now and can’t believe this was the first time I’d done this ride.  Done every part of it, but not combined it all.  It’s basically combining what are typically two rides into one.  What […]

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