Monthly Archives: December 2010

Nasbar Touring Frame Build part 3

I spent today sequestered in the basement building the Nashbar touring frame into a working bicycle.  The first step was getting the brakes working.  I bolted on the handlebars and levers then started cutting the cables.  My Dad gave me some Avid … Continue reading

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Panasonic Lumix F3 broke in two days

I recently bought a new camera and spent some time writing up a review of it, it broke.  Well, that’s a little dramatic, actually the LCD screen started losing pixels at an alarming rate.  I returned the camera for a … Continue reading

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I bonked today

  Getting ready to ride. I’ve done lots of mountain bike rides lately and they are usually around 2-3 hours total time and around 10-15 miles.  I’ve been doing very well and having no problems keeping up, sometimes even finding … Continue reading

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How not to Install a Headset – Nashbar Touring Frame cont.

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2010 Is In The Books

It’s Christmas Eve morning and we’re going to have a white Chirstmas, just check out how white it is out there.  Bing is going to be thrilled. This blog was created exactly one year ago today, the original name was going … Continue reading

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Heft On Wheels book review

Mike Magnuson is an author who has written for several major publications including Bicycling Magazine.  In 2004 he also wrote a book entitled “Heft on Wheels A Field Guide to Doing a 180.”  He wrote this book while he was … Continue reading

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Nashbar Touring Frame cont.

The fork showed up for the Nashbar Touring frame today.  I ordered the stuff on Dec 5, got the frame and wheel on December 10th, those two items were shipped FedEx because they were oversized.  I recieved the other items today … Continue reading

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