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Jason Rumfelt
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Bicycle Tecnician and Musician
Bicycle Tecnician and Musician

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Stick a Fork In It.
I feel like my last rant went in a direction that I was not prepared to go so I decided to save it for another time. That time is now. What started as a conversation about bottom brackets ended in picking a fight with Trek's newer "endurance" style bikes. T...
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Getting Crushed by a Juggernaut
Or if you prefer... Originally, an "allegorical reference to the Hindu Ratha Yatra temple car , which apocryphally was reputed to crush devotees under its wheels" ...or a comic book villain. Any way you slice it, once you get them started, it's hard to stop...
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Dusting off the Keys to Defend 650b Wheels
So the Genius'  over at Velo News are doing their best to screw over the 650b wheel size before it is adopted by the market. Granted, it's on a Cannondale with a stupid fork, but that in itself does not a bad wheel size make. Not only do the give this bicyc...
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Breaking News
Special Bulletin: A couple of weeks back my friend Raleigh sent me a post card describing his plight and, as only he could, found a way to crack a few jokes at my expense. It was good to hear from him, so good in fact I decided to pay the Old Gang a visit. ...
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Bike Porn Bingo
Do you know what it is like having hundreds and hundreds of bicycle photos to post on your stupid blog but when you try to use one, the post takes a turn and you never get to using them? Well I do. I take (or collect) between five and ten photos a week with...
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End of a Century
For my 100th trick, I pulled a Post Card out of my ass... For this installment however, I will pull an email out of my ass... It happens that there is another bicycle technician living and working just down the street from me and the truth is, he wasn't alw...
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The Continuing Story of Radar Love
So I got this wicked awesome post card from an old friend acquaintance and I wanted to share it with you. Dear Jason: I haven't seen you around in so long I figure you finally gave up on you last job and took on another gig so, good for YOU! Are you still w...
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Derailleur Cables and Why You Break Them
Recently it seems that bike crap is happening at lightning speed. I heard that bikes have disc brakes even shift electronically now. Maybe I come from a simpler time, but I seem to remember when cables were all we had and damn it, that was good enough for u...
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"Let's Put This Thing to Bed:" songs by Issac Hayes
Yes it has been a while since the last update but rest assured the stupidity continues to run rampant within the cycling community. You remember this , right? As it turns out, installing an adapter-style rear derailleur is rocket surgery and someone in this...
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On the Defensive
It is at this point in the game that I am beginning to see the ill-effects of the industry's constant attempts to sell you more shit. It seems as though every bike shop in America has become nothing more than a store front for Bicycling magazine. The Golf D...
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