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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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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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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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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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Number One

Bikes number one and two made it here yesterday.  I found the time (read not sleeping) to tear down my Roadeo and get a preliminary build on Number One so I can get to the business of riding it.  I … Continue reading

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Taunting

While I am keeping all the plates spinning, working on what I can while waiting for the big brown truck to show up tomorrow.  I stop to check my inbox, and find this: Thanks David, I love the pics, but … Continue reading

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Commitment

There is nothing like a monetary commitment, skin in the game, to keep you focused on the target.  Aside from the myriad  of bureaucratic and general business expenses there are the specific costs, engineering, prototypes, testing etc.  Each new cost … Continue reading

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Sulphur Mountain Loop Through Santa Paula

I was able to take the whole morning for myself yesteray and ride a long mixed terrain loop.  I headed out along the Ventura River trail to Sulphur Mountain Road.  The whole loop is about 50 miles long, about 1/4 of … Continue reading

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