I rode Animas Mountain in Durango. I had a free afternoon and I had never conquered that hill, so I decided to give it a shot!Continue reading
Operation Chain Pain!
Maintenance is an important part of keeping a bike in good shape and riding smoothly. To that end, it is important to regularly check a chain for wear and chain stretch.Continue reading
Replacing a Rim
While working at bike shops in the 90’s and early 2000’s, I learned a lot about wheel building. I was able to put that knowledge to good use when I recently cracked a carbon rim on a ride. Since most wheels use steel spokes, the spokes are often much stronger than the hubs and rims. […]Continue reading