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Archive for June, 2006

Wrinkles Suck

There’s always the new wrinkle. One must keep one’s eyes always open. George Peppard   Here’s the problem, whether you are using a back pack, messenger bag, or panniers, your clothes will still get wrinkled, right?   There are a few solutions to this issue, take clothes to work when you don’t ride and let [...]

Specialized Bicycle Components Inc. Recalls

The Safety Center here at my work usually posts recalled items that are out on the market. This particular item caught my eye and thought that it might be useful. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 22, 2006 Release #06-195 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (877) 808-8154 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 Specialized Bicycle [...]

Interbike International Bike Show

 Priscilla and I are privileged to be attending this year’s Interbike in Las Vegas, Nv. The folks of BlueCollarMtb.com (our parent company) will be paying for our hotel room. So all Priscilla and I have to do is drive to Lost Wages, which is only 3 hours away from us and have fun. Then once we’re [...]

Xtracycle Gets some Xtrawork

Yesterday I was able to test out the Xtracycle by riding to my work My commute consists of me riding through 5 different cities in all types of pavement conditions. My round trip milage is 34 miles per day.   Its first task of the day was to carry my stuff. I loaded up the [...]

Slimed

I’ve been riding my Ibex X-ray cyclocross singlespeed to work for the last couple of weeks. I bought the Slime Lite Tubes and installed them on the X-ray for piece of mind. Yesterday, as I was crossing a bridge I heard a ‘psssssssss’ noise coming out of my front tire. I thought, no problem, I [...]

Fixated

I had never seen people riding fixed-gear bikes until the Orange County Ride of Silence. I was intrigued by their simplicity and their mystique. I’ve been reading that they make awesome commuter bikes, I think they are rather suicidal. The day of CBB’s picnic, Steve Boehmke showed up riding a Bianchi Pista. I asked him [...]