The quest continues and the modifications have begun. Today I installed a set of SKS Bluemels fenders and new North Road style touring handlebars. It's not perfect; the front fender stays were wrong for my style of forks. I've adapted them, but I'm not completely happy with the result. They seem to work fine in… Continue reading The quest for the perfect bicycle continues. . .
The perfect bicycle. . .does not exist. Much like the perfect car, the formula for the perfect bicycle is an unquantifiable combination of specifications, expectations, and circumstances. It varies from person to person and minute to minute. My Honda is almost perfect, unless I'm making a lumber run at Home Depot. The pickup is better… Continue reading The quest for the perfect bicycle
Six years ago today I tweeted this: Back then I felt that the Facebook app was a privacy intrusion that I could not tolerate. It was chewing through battery life on my phone even when I wasn't using it. Data usage stats showed that it was up to something all the time. I didn't trust… Continue reading Pulling the plug
October 1, 2021: I spotted this baby on the street the other day: It’s the first one I’ve seen in a long time and the best preserved one I’ve ever encountered. I don’t know how many were made, but they were never common.. It reminded me of this gem from my past: My Dakota was… Continue reading Weekend Musings