Category Archives: bike

35 Miles of Bikes, BBQ, & Beer

October 1st my adventure began… Actually it began a few weeks prior when my wife surprised me with the VIP package for Tour de BBQ (An annual bike ride featuring Kansa City BBQ and benefiting the Livestrong Foundation). As the … Continue reading

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Fueled up & ready to roll

I’ve had my daily jolt if caffeine, some food in my stomach, bike is packed… Ready to meet the crew to head to the campsite.

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Madsen + 4 Kids = Summertime Fun

So, some friends of our had a major water leak in their house. Whilst the husband attempted to patch said leak, the wife brought their three lids over to play with ours. The oldest 4 were more than a little … Continue reading

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Levi’s Commuter = DOA for me :(

So, I had been eagerly awaiting the launch of the new Levi’s Commuter line… Lots of great features AND the potential to try size before I ordered. Realize, though, 511 is not my normal cut. However, I tried on some … Continue reading

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Stoked for Camping

So, I’m looking forward to camping this weeend. Trying to decide which bike to take: 1) The Madsen (easy to load, heavy to pedal) 2) The Soho S (think I can fit everything) 3) The Tikit (little bit more fiddly … Continue reading

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New Tikit Cargo Solution!

Needed to take my wife’s van in to be services buy come home rather than wait. What would be better than using the Tikit? Of course, I forgot there were some things in the van my wife would need and … Continue reading

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Fixed + Headwind + Incline = Sucks

So, I rode my s3x tikit into work, for the first time, yesterday (getting back into commuting). Unfortunately, in the way home I was facing a stiff KS headwind, with the fixed gear and the occasional incline (yes we have … Continue reading

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