The Vanities

A week ago I was out on our first really warm day. I hadn’t ridden on the Olympic Peninsula for close to a year and I wanted to take advantage of being able to ride with uncovered legs for the first time since ‘cross season ended. The sun was warm and the roads were as … Continue reading The Vanities


Bike builds hardly go the way I expect them too. There is always one thing that doesn’t work, or something that is missing and needed, which sends me to some parts bin, digging for something that will work. Somehow it was different this time. The only hitch was that we got a later start than … Continue reading Gregario

Costs v. Worth

Its well known that the cost of a product is not equal to its worth. But if you need proof, one need look no further than the bike ads on craigslist. It is there where one can often find shit bikes, or formerly good, but due to “product development”, now antiquated bikes all being sold … Continue reading Costs v. Worth