Category Archives: Rants

The Hit and Run Video and My Opinion

Cycling has been in the news alot this week, and not for a good reason.  The hit and run on the Natchez Trace that went viral and ended up in just about everyone’s facebook feed has demonstrated the real danger … Continue reading

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I Can’t Help Myself

I have two road bikes that are fully functional and much nicer than I really need.  I have a cross bike that may not be exactly nice, but if definitely works.  I’ve been complaining to myself that I need to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Triathlon

(Editors Note:  I don’t think the author knows much about triathlon)  I know a few Triathletes, they are amazing people and among the most fit that I know.  I don’t like them.  I mean, I like them fine as people, … Continue reading

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Poor Kids, Too Many Standards /Rant

Two topics today.  Shauna and I were walking on the rail trail yesterday and encountered a large group of boys out for an “official” ride.  I’m guessing Boyscouts.  I knew it was official because everyone had a backpack and a … Continue reading

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Crazy Cheap Disc Brakes = Junk

Well I did it again, I bought some stupid cheap bike junk online and paid for it.  I needed a new mountain bike brake when the rear Hayes disc failed recently.  While searching for a new disc brake online I … Continue reading

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Do We Let Lance Armstrong Back?

I’ve noticed Lance showing back up on my radar lately.  Whether it be reports of his lawsuit on google news, stories about training with American pros showing up on my facebook feed, whatever the hell WEDU is, and “The Forward … Continue reading

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The Sad State of Traditional Retail

It’s not much of a day for riding on this cold and raining Sunday and my thoughts have turned to some recent online purchases and the sorry state of brick and mortar retail. I just saw an article online claiming … Continue reading

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