Category Archives: cycling

What Is It #1?

Just because I got bored this evening I decided to blog a game called “What is It?” … and also “What is it used for?”. In past posts I have provided a complete rationale and a “how to”.  This time … Continue reading

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Put Your Hand Pump on a Short Leash

This tutorial describes an unusual method of inflating a bike tire with a compact hand pump.  This might seem unnecessary or perhaps even lame but I am doing so to possibly breathe new life into an old friend (no pun … Continue reading

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The Chimera Bike Project

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Last summer my old bicycle frame developed a crack in the top tube and needed to be retired (Yes, even frames will eventually wear out when you ride them long enough).  Cannondale no longer makes a 66cm frame since moving … Continue reading

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Asphalt Walk-Out Socks

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Last summer I did a solo ride up and over the Nebo Loop here in Utah.  This is a very scenic ride with ~5000 feet of climbing and 75 miles without much access to water or other support facilities.  I … Continue reading

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DIY Shoe Covers

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… after a long hiatus I am back. When I view the stats on this blog I am amazed that people continue to visit here long after any new content has appeared. So here is something to alleviate my guilt. … Continue reading

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DIY Night Vision

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Typically my cycling season starts and ends with the change of daylight savings time.  In the past, when I have extended the cycling season past this time I end up riding in the cold, wet, and dark.  These variables are … Continue reading

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