As you already know, a bicycle , typically, does not remain static unless it is a wall hanger used only for display. As cyclists, we tinker with our bikes, adjusting, substituting, modifying to adjust to changed circumstances, uses and needs. When I completed my Carre/Bertin C 37 restoration in 2014, I didn’t know it was […]
Offered an iconic but unloved frame, I decided to take on this long term project, mainly as I loved the original colourway and wanted to recreate it faithfully. Once down to bare metal, I spent a bit of time prepping the metal work, the goal before sending off for rechroming was to be rust and […]
I’ve finished my re-interpretation of this 1975 Centurion Semi Pro, with today’s late fall Pacific Northwest sunshine providing warmth and dry roads for its first test ride. After purchasing the bike a few months ago, I disassembled it, assessed its frame and components, and then re-built it as a city commuter, to reflect the kind […]
NOS Stronglight Z’light Crankset Double for Road Bike, 9/10 speed, NICE! – Buy – NOS Stronglight Z’light Crankset Double for Road Bike, 9/10 speed, NICE!
I’ve been riding my accidentally acquired 1989 Bridgestone MB3, and my newly built up 2018 Rivendell Appaloosa for about the same amount of time, over the same terrain, having put several hundred miles on each bike. That’s enough saddle time to work out kinks as well as develop riding preferences. I put together both bikes […]
Among the prestigious world of butter smooth chain-rings , Already dominated by duraace , sugino zen , super zen or 75 , a discreet USA made chainring found its was into a difficult market full of Japanese precise engineering. ( yes I don’t forget campagnolo but still …..) AARN chainrings is the product of the designer/engineer AARON […]