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No More Big Extremes!

Schwalbe has really dropped the ball on their current tire offerings for the expedition touring crowd.  I just noticed that they have discontinued the Marathon Extreme tire in all sizes except for the 26×2.0” and 700x42mm.  This means that Schwalbe has absolutely zero Marathon tires in the 26×2.25” size, which I believe is a huge […]

Another Campin’ Trip

This week I went to a nearby place I’d never been, Angel Island.

Another shot at Mt. Diablo, India progress

Last night Grant and I headed back up to High Rocky Place, in part because it’s still the toughest spot to get to, and also because on our last trip, the very strong wind blew a stuff sack containing some expensive camping gear off the cliff, which needed retrieving.  (BTW, to see some of these […]

Dad’s new bike

I finally finished and delivered my dad’s new bike!  He came by with my Grandpa on Saturday to pick it up, and I think it’s safe to say that he likes the bike.  These are the kinds of projects I enjoy doing, where somebody basically says “Build me the touring bike of your dreams!” As […]