Category Archives: gear

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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2 Short Reviews (swrve & green guru gear)

So, Friday I finally was able to commute with two pieces of gear I’ve been waiting try out. 1) Green Guru Gear Cruiser Handlebar Bag (I won this in a contest) Pros: -Perfectly sized for what I take to work … 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 Arkel Stuff?

Okay, so I do love my Arkel Commuter, but noticed some new Arkel goodies previewed in Eurobike coverage of Velo-Vision magazine (a publication I enjoy reading and subscribing to via Exact Editions… I hate paper copies of nearly anything). Neither … Continue reading

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Khaki Hack Update

So, I added lower snaps and took some still and action shots. the location seems to work fairly well. It seems to be just high enough to keep the hem out of the chain and keep some wind on my … Continue reading

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Trusty Steed

I realized, the other day, that I’ve modified my Soho S enough that it’s worth posting a couple of update pics. This is still the bike I ride to work. Side View Front View

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