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Notes From the 2011 North American Handmade Bicyle Show

February 26, 2011 – 3:02 pm | 2 Comments

We’ve spent our first 24 hours at the 2011 North American Handmade Bicycle Show.  This is my first year to attend NAHBS and it’s an staggering event so far.  As far as bloggin goes I’m …

Austin Rocks – NAHBS

February 26, 2011 – 12:05 am | Comments Off on Austin Rocks – NAHBS

We made it to Austin and so far NAHBs is overwhelming.  The 2011 North American Handmade Bicycle Show is in full swing. Much more to see and do.  We’ll have more coherent notes soon.

1987 Schwinn Super Sport

February 22, 2011 – 8:17 pm | 30 Comments

I found this bike on CL last week, and it has proved to me to be an interesting lesson.  It’s a 1987 Schwinn Super Sport. The guy that I bought it from told me that his …

Bell Joe to Go Coffee Carrier – review

February 21, 2011 – 9:56 am | 7 Comments
bell joe to go coffee carrier 2nd

All I wanted was some black water bottle cages. I was asked specifically what I wanted for a recent gift giving occasion, and I told the requester specifically that I wanted a pair of black …

February 2011 Happenings in Dallas

February 7, 2011 – 9:11 pm | 2 Comments

Friends of White Rock Creek Trail Public Organizational Meeting
Feb. 10, 2011 6:30 PM
From their website:
The first public organizational meeting for the Friends of the White Rock Creek Trail will be held in Lake Highlands …

I Promise to Never Complain About Riding in the Heat Again. Ever.

February 5, 2011 – 11:51 am | 3 Comments

Here’s the view of my street last night, on my birthday no less!

Not even in August will I complain, if only my front yard doesn’t look like this.

When I’m going down Peavy Rd. to White Rock …

1973 Schwinn World Voyageur Revisited

February 3, 2011 – 11:01 pm | 14 Comments

Late last summer, my friend Justin showed me how to replace the cables, housing, tubes and tires on my 1973 Schwinn World Voyageur. I have never really showed her off since that time, and so …

Intrepid Local Ice Biker/Reporter Tells It Like It Is On Groundhog day

February 3, 2011 – 12:07 am | 3 Comments

Justin Husman, Reporter-at-Large for this Site, tells it like it is from downtown Plano this am………
this is it.
I say, in my own opinion, shame on you DART. And I’m still at the house.
I’m throwing in …

An Inspirational Ice Day Bike Story in Dallas

February 1, 2011 – 5:10 pm | Comments Off on An Inspirational Ice Day Bike Story in Dallas

I haven’t done a damn thing today due to the cold weather and icy conditions. It’s 18 degrees.

But our intrepid Reporter-At-Large, Justin Husman, is not of the faint at heart set in North Texas as reported …