Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Smoker

Back in the day when I was riding with Snake, pretty much every Saturday morning there would be a group ride and it  seemed like almost anyone was bound to show up.  Sure we had the regulars which I was … Continue reading

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Riding With the Snakeman

My sources reported that Snakeman was riding again.  Snakeman?  Well lets just call him Snake.  Snake is a friend of mine, one of my first riding buddies.  We rode many thousands of miles together years ago.  He acquired the nickname Snakeman because he … Continue reading

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Fun Facts about Inline Skating

I’ve been probably spending more time inline skating recently then cycling, in fact I haven’t been on my road bike since September 11th, though I have a few mountain bike trips and touring bike trips with the wife since then. … Continue reading

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Going Rigid and Bonking Hard

The fork on my mountain bike has been giving me a few problems, it definitely needs some work, in fact it may be past needing work, it may just be ready for the great mountain bike trail in the sky.  I removed … Continue reading

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Installing bottle cage bosses using RIV-NUTS

OK bosses are the nuts embedded in a frame that you can screw accessories in like racks and bottle cages.  They can be either welded in or held in compression using Rivnuts, which are expanding nuts that can be locked into a … Continue reading

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Hiking at Heron Pond

Shauna and I did what I consider a long walk and what she considered a stupidly long walk yesterday.  We parked at the little known Wildcat bluff and walked to Heron pond which I explained was only 4 miles away, … Continue reading

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Ten Speed Comics #1

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