Tag Archives: cyclocross

Scott Pedersen Cantilever Setup

You know something I always thought was really cool about mountain bikes was that they weren’t confined to tradition.  The mountain bike was an American invention, like Jazz, and those who developed it’s machinery were free to improvise and improvise … Continue reading

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Dirty Benton Cyclocross

When I was in 3rd grade the Karate Kid movie along with many other martial arts films had all us kids jealous when a few lucky kids were enrolled in martial arts class.  I remember one kid saying, “I’ve never … Continue reading

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Running, Riding, and Cyclocross

Just finished watching yesterday’s World Cup Cyclocross race which was won by Kevin Pauwels in a dramatic last lap acceleration that dropped Lars Van De Haar.  American Jeremy Powers had a great race and finished 16th, which may not sound that … Continue reading

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Goodbye Nashbar Touring Hello Jake the Snake

It’s been an exciting week here in Barn Door land.  Monday a new (to me) frame showed up at my doorstep.  A 2005ish Kona, Jake the Snake cyclocross frame and fork.  I bid on this on ebay kind of low … Continue reading

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Dramatic Cyclocross World Championships

Over on the Shawnee Mountain Bike Forum a couple of us were hyping up the ‘Cross World Championships this last weekend when another member posted that ‘Cross was “booooooorrrrrrriiiiiiinnnnnnngggggg!”  Wow, cyclocross boring?  How could you say that? Well it’s true, … Continue reading

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Cyclocross in the Park, or fighting SAD

A coworker  just brought in a huge light panel for his office, its as if he’s a lizard and needs to bask in light.  He said it  was to help with SAD, or Seasonal Affective Disorder.  I’m like, wow, I … Continue reading

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