Stoke Machine

Behold: the All-City JYD (Junkyard Dog). It’s as if they asked me what would push all of my buttons: singlespeed, rim brakes, not suspension corrected, five-part fork, fender mounts, room for big rubber. Pure stoke machine. More photos at the AC Flickr.

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I have no idea who this is, but he’s who I want to be when I grow up. Though his beard could be longer. Both photos by Superdomestik.

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One of the things that I like to think about when on (and off) the bike is just how to pare down and focus my own bike fleet so that it serves my needs as well as possible with as few bikes as possible. This sort of thing sometimes leads to interesting mental exercises. And […]

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Cold Rolled

[vimeo w=900] We’ll just add Marquette, Michigan to the list of places that we should be riding fat-bikes in the winter (along with Levis, Sunnyvale, and a few others).

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Going AWOL

This film about the AWOL team for the Transcontinental Race is looking like it will be pretty damned good. [vimeo w=900] Now I just wish I could make peace with disc brakes, because the AWOL Comp is–in every other respect–just what I’m looking for in a frame set these days.

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