this week, and sicky sicky

I haven’t really been able to ride much this week, and I seem to have caught a bug that’s been going around.  I rarely get sick, maybe once per year, and it sure isn’t fun. We did have some exciting action at the shop, when “Bear” called us to keep an eye out for his […]

Visit to Wilderness Trail Bikes

Yesterday my friend Aaron G and I rode our bikes over the Golden Gate Bridge, hit some dirt in the Marin Headlands, and shredded with our touring bikes down to Mill Valley, home of Wilderness Trail Bikes.It’s always fun to see massive cargo ships arriving from far off lands.The front door at Wilderness Trail Bikes.  […]

A few old photos

I’ll just let the pictures speak for themselves.  These are all from the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route 2008.

Bike Art

I’ve never really been one to collect art, except for some Radiohead posters when I was younger.  The last two years I’ve gone to the Chrome ArtCrank event in SOMA, where local artists make a special print for the event, usually in a limited quantity of 30-50.  There are a lot of prints that I’m […]

Rohloff overhaul/love/repair and stuff

Yesterday I went out to Albany (just north of Berkeley) to see Neil from Cycle Monkey.  I had a damaged tool interface on my Rohloff Speedhub and needed to have it replaced. Cycle Monkey is the sole service center for Rohloff hubs in North America.  Neil had my hub apart in no time, and I […]

Ever wonder what happens at a bike touring meetup?

Yeah, I was wondering too.  So last night I went to the Northern California Bike Touring and Camping social meetup to find out. Just as I thought! a bunch of crazy people climbing up the walls!  It was actually a lot of fun, I got to meet other like-minded people and heard about past and […]