Posts by Category: Machine

NAHBS 2015, Part III

NAHBS 2015, Part III

While official numbers have yet to be released for this year’s North American Handmade Bicycle Show, the number of attendees and exhibitors was off from previous locales. Given the winter ...

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NAHBS 2015, Part II

NAHBS 2015, Part II

This afternoon at the North American Handmade Bicycle Show we announced the category award winners, with a few exceptions. This post will be brief and I’ll do a followup that will go into ...

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NAHBS 2015, Part I

NAHBS 2015, Part I

So much of what I’d like to present to you right now I’m not at liberty to share with you. Technically, I’m not under a media embargo, but as the chief judge for the awards, ...

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Building Shimano Di2

Building Shimano Di2

Even though it’s been more than 20 years since I worked full-time as a mechanic, I still try to do as much of my mechanical work on bikes as possible. I do this for a few reasons. The first ...

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Friday Group Ride #252

Friday Group Ride #252

There are a lot of ways to match. You can match your saddle to your bar tape. You can match your bar, stem and post. You can paint your stem to match your frame. You can match the finish on your ...

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Security

Security

Aside from being the name of one of my favorite albums of all time, I’ve been thinking about a more traditional definition of security, as regards bicycles. In running an increasing number ...

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Finish Line Speed Bike Degreaser

Finish Line Speed Bike Degreaser

I recently had the occasion to sell some bikes and parts. Time to turn stuff over before it got too old and lost too much value. And also, if I’m honest, it was a way to help appease my ...

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Velo Jerseys

Velo Jerseys

There was a time when riding the jersey of your favorite pro team was the thing to do on the Saturday ride. You’d show up in your coolest jersey and imagine yourself to be Greg LeMond or ...

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