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Carrying A Pump on the Rambler

it is time to address how to carry your pump on the Rambler.  The air pump for fixing flats can be a contentious issue.  Not quite as volatile as saddles an handlebars, but there are still strong feelings with regard … Continue reading

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Why We Shouldn’t Bike with a Helmet

I will seldom post a “hey look at this” but I liked this one. Mikael Colville-Andersen giving a speech at TEDx in Copenhagen on Why We Shouldn’t Bike with a Helmet.  Grant at Rivendell tipped me to this through their … Continue reading

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Wald Basket with Old Man Mountain Mounts

Earlier today a thread came up on the webs about the challenges of mounting a Wald basket to a front wheel using a quick release.  A few years ago I worked through this problem with a set of Old Man … Continue reading

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Columbine Quikchainger – Wow!!

This is on of those things you wish you had thought of first.  This little piece of brazed on metal will be on every bike I have built or re-coated from this day forward. It has been almost a year … Continue reading

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Bruce Gordon Front Mountain Rack

I had this rack kicking around in the garage as a keeper from a craig’s list find.  The Bruce Gordon Front Mountain Rack made it into my possession a couple of years back when I was lucky enough to be the first … Continue reading

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Rack Mount for Dinotte 140L Tail Light

While I have loved my DiNotte 140L tail light for a few years now it has been a mixed relationship due to the mounting.  If you are not familiar with these lights they are extremely bright AA powered LED lights with a … Continue reading

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