Sunday, April 18, 2021
Sunday, October 18, 2020
This has been an extremely strange and awful summer, in the big picture, and in my little bike universe, it's been odd in its own way. With the bike shops cleaned out of inventory, I did my own inventory clear out, buying a few frames and quickly selling them as bikes. Mostly just because I could. Here's what went down during the Covid era:
February: we mostly had no idea Covid was here, and I sold my Trek Fuel to a coworker in a fit of full suspension simplifying:
Sunday, August 23, 2020
I've never been much of a backpacker, but I'm getting out quite a bit this year. Three trips! So far!
The third trip was just me and twins--Henry stayed at home with a claimed sore leg. Wildcat Hollow is a loop in SE Ohio with many, non reserved campsites. I like having this flexibility of where to camp.
We walked the 16 mile loop clockwise, passing this old school house (now a vulture's nest) on the first day:
Just after I impulse bought my 2nd Cross Check frame, I impulse bought a complete Rivendell Roadini road bike. I've been doing a little more road riding this summer, getting out of my usual Dublin loops. My thought was a real road bike would be more appropriate for this.
At least in these crazy times, I could sell me CC at a slight profit... if I close my eyes and ignore the parts that I used to build the frame. I'm cleaning out my parts bin, at least.
Here's the Roadini on my initial ride up north:
Friday, July 24, 2020
Monday, July 13, 2020
Sam and I both had an urge to get out this winter. Apparently the urge to hit the road for a pointless destination, listen to the Beatles, a...
Updated as of May 9, 2021 Price don't include shipping from central Ohio. I'd be happy to get out of the house and meet someone a...
My Surly Cross Check is the longest serving bike in my fleet, coming in at almost five years old--that's ancient in my skewed world. I...
Sometimes my bike builds are occasioned by my parts bin. In this case, I have had a somewhat rare Soma Champs Elysees low trail fork sitting...