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Interview with a Wookie

[ed note:  Normally I would post this entry in the “Notes” section of Facebook but it has proven to be unsuitable for curation so I am posting here instead] A week ago I am driving home with Dante; running my leg of … 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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Fwd: THE GLMR | Ride for Hope, Healing, & Happiness

This post is actually composed from an email I recently received from a friend, Herrick Muhlestein.  I think it is self explanatory.  I plan to participate in this ride.  I invite you to join in also. Thanks, -ed I refer … Continue reading

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Training Wheels Considered Harmful

About 25 years ago I learned of a simple method for teaching kids to ride a bicycle without training wheels.  I learned of this method on Usenet in rec.bicycles when the Internet was still a nascent communication medium.  Unfortunately I … Continue reading

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Repurposing Purell

I recently placed an item on my “Bucket List” see Tour Divide As part of the preparations/research for this ride I have been experimenting with various products and finding new/novel ways of combining and re-purposing them in order achieve overall … Continue reading

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DIY Studded Snow Tires

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Cabin Fever.  It seems Central Utah has been hit with more snow than usual this year and that it has stayed around longer.  So I pulled out an old pair of tires modified 15 years ago to deal with this … Continue reading

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DIY Bike Lights

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Just to document an old hack I made several years ago… I will not give detailed build instructions for this DIY Bike Light System unless a request is made to me.  Suffice it to say that I have used this … Continue reading

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