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Vittoria Randonneur Bicycle Tire Review

Vittoria Randonneur 700x 32c Black Steel Bead Folding Road Bike Tire Review Price Paid: $34 each including shipping/Ebay UPC: 641740197300 Art. cod: 111.3R2.25.32.111TG http://www.vittoria.com/product/trekking/ Carolyn’s 2010 Jamis Aurora (actually bought new in 2012) came with Vittoria Randonneur 700x 32c tires … Continue reading

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DIY Bucket Panniers Update

Judging by the amount of traffic we get, there seems to be a lot of interest in our blog entry about miss Sarah’s homemade bucket panniers. I love the idea myself and really would like to make some for urban … Continue reading

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How to Proofide Your Leather Brooks Saddle

How I Proofided My Leather Brooks Professional Saddle Saddle Price: $120.oo approx., LBS Proofide, 25 gram (0.9 oz.) Price: $12.6o incld. shipping, Ebay OK, so when I bought my Trek 520 used, I saved enough money to get a few extra … Continue reading

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Fall is Here. Check your Batteries.

Hey Gang! Fall is here and it’s starting to get dark earlier. Check the batteries in your head lights and tail lights! If you are looking for a tail light, be sure to check out my review of the Planet … Continue reading

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Bicycle Registration Services

Here’s some cool info I found in my daily internet ramblings today. These are a few online bicycle registration services. Most of them are free or really cheap. A few of them include stickers to help identify your bike should … Continue reading

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DIY Bicycle Rack Pads

Ever put your bike on your bike rack and it got scratched? How about putting two bikes on your rack and trying to keep them secure without rubbing against each other? My solution was to make some custom DIY rack … Continue reading

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My DIY Pickup Truck Bicycle Racks

I’ve yet to find an affordable method that I like for transporting Road Bicycles in the back of a pickup truck. I don’t want to remove the front wheel or permanently attach something to the bed and I certainly don’t … Continue reading

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Check out Sarah’s homemade plastic bucket panniers

Last week we were riding our bikes in Columbus and we met Sarah near the Olentangy Trail. She was very meticulously pedaling her way north. She had started in Mississippi and is heading to Maine. She said she had some … Continue reading

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Bicycling Tip for Riding in Traffic

I thought about this on the way home from work last night, riding in commuter traffic on a pretty busy road downtown (Cleveland). When I am forced to ride a little closer to parked cars than I really care to … Continue reading

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Great Weather Website with Wind Speed, Direction

Fellow Cyclists! Here’s a way cool weather web site that Carolyn found. We use it all the time for riding. I was just checking it now and thought, “hey, this should be up on the blog!” Anyway, it’s really cool … Continue reading

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