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Wicked bike hopping

Check out this wicked bike hopping video! I hate to think what sort of injuries this guy did to himself… The music is pretty cool, too–It’s a track called “The Distance” from Cake’s album Fashion Nugget, which has been added … Continue reading

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Cold ride to work this morning

I rode my bike to work this morning. I guess I just woke up on the “foolish” side of the bed! It was beautiful but cold: -2°C (28°F). With the “wind” chill from riding, it was about -8°C (17°F). The … Continue reading

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Open letter to motorists

An open letter to motorists from Crazy Biker Chick in Toronto

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Lodi Sunrise Century

For the first time in approximately 20 years, I completed my first “century” ride!

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Century checklist

The “century checklist” keeps coming in handy–this time for the Lodi Sunrise Century. Plus more on my bike upgrade-or-replacement quandary.

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New tires for my MTB

I got some new bicycle tires for my mountain bike last month. It took me a while to finally install them, but today is Bike to Work Day, so I had extra incentive. (I normally ride my Takara Tribute, but … Continue reading

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Bike Around the Buttes checklist

I’m going on my first century in a long time tomorrow. Here’s what I’m bringing for the ride.

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New parts or new bike?

With a 20-year-old bike, would I be better off buying new parts for it, or an entirely new bike?

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Cat Eye headlight for Soma coffee cup holder

Grrr! Soma’s “Morning Rush” coffee cup holder uses a Cat Eye H-27 bracket, which (of course) is not the same bracket that came with my HL-350 headlight, which is the only Cat Eye headlight stocked by my LBS (Peak Adventures). … Continue reading

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Cycling

I seem to be making a lot of bicycle-related posts lately, so I guess it’s time for another hobby entry.

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