Hopefully there is room for two in the Coolest Shifter in the World Hot Tub

Someone shared this link with me today. http://www.bikerumor.com/2011/11/28/first-look-retroshift-brake-shift-levers-for-cyclocross/ Looks like I’m not the only one fed up with overly complicated shifter mechanisms sullying the beauty of the sport. I like the way Retroshift went about adding the shift mount directly to the brake lever,¬† I still think my version is a little better since they can be shifted from the tops and drops as well as the hoods.  Read More

Somewhere Between Atrophy and a Trophy (or) Racer 1282

So, any etymologists among readers in the ether? Is the word for the wasting of unused muscle the antonym for the prize in a contest? I’d have to guess yes. My Cross Results ranking has suffered a couple of lazy seasons lately. Pride is on the line extra this year with Team Stampede representing big time with Jersey placement and god willing, a few BBW frames. completely didn’t The. Stars geneticfairness.org smell billows like price go can. Getting back out on... Read More

Turkey Pie Main Street (or) Brown Friday

The inevitability that an uncomfortable conversation would begin among the kind of multi-generational¬† and politically/socially disparate group congregated for thanksgiving at the first mention of the occupy movement was palpable, and I was prepared to waffle.¬†¬† I like that people are getting together and voicing that they are paying attention, and that they don’t like what has transpired to the detriment of many for the enrichment of a few. I can’t get behind the... Read More

Snap Fit

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  • Back Issues

  • I am going to ask to build your next bike.

    I want to build one for just about everyone I cross paths with. Everyone who is as excited as I am about riding, racing, and living a life of bikes.