Tag Archives: bicycle

New Soma C-Line Coming Soon

Back in the spring when we visited with Merry Sales (Soma Fabrications) the conversation turned towards some projects that we would like to see come to fruition and possibly collaborate a bit on.  They have been good to me as … Continue reading

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Matilija Creek S24O

This past weekend I was able to coax a couple of buddies out for a quick s24o camping trip up in the mountains behind Ojai.  Not an easy feat for most of us to pull off as life gets too … Continue reading

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Rambler Decals

Working through the frame prep, decals and final touches before sending the first round or Rambler frame sets out to their riders

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Cooking Outside

I recently picked up a new stove to lighten my outdoor cooking load a bit.  I have been wanting a Trail Designs Ti-Tri Caldera cone for years now, but prefer a wider pot, and it is primarily meant to work … Continue reading

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Low Tide

Yesterday was starting off pretty normal, the task list was more than a day could hold, but the plan as always was to bite off as much as possible.  One thing I was not giving up was my regularly scheduled … Continue reading

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Eureka Moment

On yesterday’s ride I was looking down at the rear brake when I had a giant light bulb go on over my head. A simple M6 coupler replacing the nut on the brake shoe stud.  Then I drilled out the … Continue reading

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Thoughts About Work and Sourcing

This morning while working trough my coffee and web reading I came across a picture that stirred a few emotions, and led me down a path of some further googling, landing at this video that is a few years old: … Continue reading

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Overnight Tour on the Central Coast

Earlier this week I headed out with a couple of buddies on a two day tour on the central coast of California.  The trip was originally conceived by two different friends who ended up having to pass on the trip, … Continue reading

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Weekend Projects – Pedal Hacking

Over the holiday we spent some time with family on the central coast, a fringe benefit of which is access to an uncle’s machine shop.  The last few times up there, things were too busy to get any projects worked … Continue reading

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Resist Nomad Early Review

I have been riding the Resist Nomad 700×42 for almost 6 weeks and almost 1000 miles, and feel comfortable sharing my initial impressions of the tires.  Over the years I have come to appreciate the ride quality of fat light … Continue reading

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