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Adam Hecht
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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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The Opencycle Up
   Since I started working on this post, I have been seeing ads for this bike popping up around, which is encouraging! Or creepy if you don't know how targeted advertising works. Capitalizing on the hot new gravel bike trend, the Opencycle Up  super flexibl...
Since I started working on this post, I have been seeing ads for this bike popping up around, which is encouraging! Or creepy if you don't know how targeted advertising works. Capitalizing on the hot new gravel bike trend, th...
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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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Cool Cargo Bike of the Week
  In the not too distant future, I'm going to be back on the cargo bike twice a week taking one of the kids to summer camp! Hold on to your butts I'm super excited, and celebrating by posting this r eally neat concept cargo bike . This is built as an urban ...
In the not too distant future, I'm going to be back on the cargo bike twice a week taking one of the kids to summer camp! Hold on to your butts I'm super excited, and celebrating by posting this really neat concept cargo b...
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Friday WTF: Train Jumping
   Nice shot modern...    And vintage...    Just a reminder that bikes have always been this awesome. 
Nice shot modern... And vintage... Just a reminder that bikes have always been this awesome.
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"Don't buy upgrades; ride up grades." - Eddy Merckx
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I have no intention of telling you my likes and dislikes. As for my dreams, I have few hobbies.
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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.
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Been to Brady twice, been helped out both times, would highly recommend.
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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!
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Nice guys not trying to make a buck on donations, but really trying yo give back!
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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!
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Damn fine pizza, fun location, nice staff
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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
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