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Adam Hecht
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Yakima Celebrates the National Parks Centennial
   Yakima is launching a new line called StreamLine that boasts aerodynamics, strength and versatility. The new system is launching in coincidence with the National Parks Service celebrating 100 years. To celebrate this, Yakima is also giving away a limited...
Yakima is launching a new line called StreamLine that boasts aerodynamics, strength and versatility. The new system is launching in coincidence with the National Parks Service celebrating 100 years. To celebrate this, Yakima ...
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What the Hell is Boost?
   You may have ben hearing of a new trend in mountain bike standards called 'Boost'. What is boost? Nope    Boost is a new standard of hub spacing. Time for a history lesson: ABHoMTBHS    Originally, Mountain bikes had 130mm rear hub spacing and a 9mm axle...
You may have ben hearing of a new trend in mountain bike standards called 'Boost'. What is boost? Nope Boost is a new standard of hub spacing. Time for a history lesson: ABHoMTBHS Originally, Mountain bikes had 13...
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DIY chain tensioners
   Keeping your chain tight is the cassette is paramount to smooth running drive train. "Tighter is righter."  For a bike with vertical dropouts, the best way to keep your chain taught is with a chain tensioner. A standard chain tensioner looks like this: O...
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Where Have I Been!? Vacationing!
   We have been in sunny Grand Junction visiting the grandparents, and in Glenwood Springs relaxing at a pool. Activities included: Boat rides! Pig rides! Gondola rides! Eating ice cream! Sharing ice cream! Swimming!    Regular, boring bike related posts to...
We have been in sunny Grand Junction visiting the grandparents, and in Glenwood Springs relaxing at a pool. Activities included: Boat rides! Pig rides! Gondola rides! Eating ice cream! Sharing ice cream! ...
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Sidelong Strider Carrier
   Calvin has been getting a lot of use out of his balance bike these days: Valmont Bike Park    He is getting better every time we ride! Up to now, I have been chaotically bungee cording the bike on the back of the cargo bike. This worked ok, but it wasn't...
Calvin has been getting a lot of use out of his balance bike these days: Valmont Bike Park He is getting better every time we ride! Up to now, I have been chaotically bungee cording the bike on the back of the carg...
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The Pro Concept XXL
   As I've mentioned before, I have a rich, boring history racing BMX. The last bike I raced was a Pro Concept XXL. When I raced this bike, it was cutting edge - 1 1/8" headset, threaded BB, long, stiff steel frame. Now all this stuff is standard, but 10 ye...
As I've mentioned before, I have a rich, boring history racing BMX. The last bike I raced was a Pro Concept XXL. When I raced this bike, it was cutting edge - 1 1/8" headset, threaded BB, long, stiff steel frame. Now all this...
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Cargo bike conversion?
   I love my cargo bike, as you probably realized from my many posts about it. So, when I say a conversion kit for a cargo bike, I was doubly interested!    The guys over at LIFT have made a conversion kit that can take a normal bike and make it a cargo bik...
I love my cargo bike, as you probably realized from my many posts about it. So, when I say a conversion kit for a cargo bike, I was doubly interested! The guys over at LIFT have made a conversion kit that can take a normal...
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Friday WTF: True Sandbagger
Thanks to Jamie who was riding the Mount Evans Hill Climb for spotting and photographing this one: Origin of the meaning?    
Thanks to Jamie who was riding the Mount Evans Hill Climb for spotting and photographing this one: Origin of the meaning?
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Friday WTF: Beer Carrying
What a week ! Here are some clever ways to carry beer to take your mind off the heat: Front rack Rear rack Growler cage Bullitt bucket 'o beer!
What a week ! Here are some clever ways to carry beer to take your mind off the heat: Front rack Rear rack Growler cage Bullitt bucket 'o beer!
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Making the Commuter a 1X
   The Haanjo commuter has been a great bike. It gets me to and from work in efficient style. One of the only changes I've been considering is simplifying the gearing. Right now it is a 36/46 in the front and a 11/29 cassette. There is a lot of gear overlap...
The Haanjo commuter has been a great bike. It gets me to and from work in efficient style. One of the only changes I've been considering is simplifying the gearing. Right now it is a 36/46 in the front and a 11/29 cassette. T...
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Friday WTF: Safety Disclaimer
   All good advice... Handwash only Drip dry No bleaching No tumble drying Do not iron Do not eat Please recycle
All good advice... Handwash only Drip dry No bleaching No tumble drying Do not iron Do not eat Please recycle
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Friday WTF: Why Rim Wear is Important
   Rims can be used to the point of failure, lucky for this guy it happened during a tire change and not while moving:    Learn more about  rim wear here . 
Rims can be used to the point of failure, lucky for this guy it happened during a tire change and not while moving: Learn more about rim wear here.
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  • Derek Zoolander Center For Children Who Can't Read Good And Wanna Learn To Do Other Stuff Good Too
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Adam from Taddiken checked out some dying trees I am trying to keep alive. He was on time, courteous and well informed. I will confidently be using them to treat the trees.
Public - 10 months ago
reviewed 10 months ago
Been to Brady twice, been helped out both times, would highly recommend.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Will and Coral are great! We had our wedding reception there and everyone was thrilled with their food, drinks and the atmosphere. Treat yourself to some tasty meats, cheeses and a local brew!
Quality: ExcellentAppeal: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - 4 years ago
reviewed 4 years ago
Nice guys not trying to make a buck on donations, but really trying yo give back!
Quality: ExcellentAppeal: Very GoodService: Excellent
Public - 4 years ago
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They did our wedding cake, and it was delicious. I enjoyed tasting cake choosing what we'd serve at the wedding, and all the guests raved about it. We've been back several times for cake, king cake and gluten free bread, all of which were very good!
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
Damn fine pizza, fun location, nice staff
Food: ExcellentDecor: ExcellentService: Excellent
Public - 4 years ago
reviewed 4 years ago
This is a crazy busy target when school starts because of the college, but they do a good job of keeping things quick and painless. MORE LEGOS
Quality: ExcellentAppeal: ExcellentService: Very Good
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