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Busch and Muller Luxos and Grounded Tail Lights

The new Busch and Muller Luxos dynamo headlights are setting a new standard for high-powered LED lighting, both in brightness and distribution of light.  The Luxos U takes it one step further with a remote switch and USB charger. All of … Continue reading

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Harbor Trip

I met up with my buddy Aaron, on his Rambler, for a trip down to the Channel Islands Harbor this morning.  It was a sort of rain check ride for the one that never happened on Wednesday. It is good … Continue reading

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Battery Light Bracket

I have made a few successful light mounting bracket out of upcycled chainrings.  They work quite well for something that would normally be thrown out or recycled.  The upside is that they come pre-drilled, are easily cut to size, easily … Continue reading

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Night Riding and Lights

Just because the days are getting longer does not mean that you are all that less likely to be caught riding in the dark.  Riding at the margins of the day is honestly one of my favorite times.  Last night … Continue reading

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Busch & Muller Luxos and Lumotec Cyo Comparison

This may or may not be what you were thinking.  The Luxos from B&M is the hot new light on the market this summer, and for good reason.  Higher output, wider beam, and remote switching and USB charger on the … Continue reading

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Caldera Cone Stoves

I have been having a ton of fun getting out in the mornings to take a little extra time, boil up my water outside and brew up a cup of coffee.  I hope that it is inspiring a few of … Continue reading

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Pole Mount for GoPro

Lately I have been getting some inquiries about the pole cam system I was/am using to get some of the shots I was with the GoPro camera over the last couple of years.  I worked out a portable system that … Continue reading

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Bandannas Added to the Storefront

I believe Bandannas are the second most under rated thing everybody should have with them at all times, second only to a really good pocket knife.  I always have one or more at hand, in the pocket, bike bag, or … Continue reading

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VP Vice and 001 Pedal Comparison

I have been riding flat, non retaining system, pedals for a long time.  Most of my youth, and for recent years thanks to Grant at Rivendell, I have been pedaling free.  There are a variety of options at the full … Continue reading

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New Tools Shedding Grams

It has been a busy run here, and this week had some more incoming tools I want to test out. The easy one is the new silicone folding coffee cone.  I have been looking for something a bit more portable … Continue reading

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