Although I’ve touched on this in previous posts, deciding what tools to bring along is both an art and a science. There are many factors…View More Traveling With a Bike Sucks, Part VII: What a Tool
Travel is addicting, it freshens your mind, broadens your horizons, expands your world view, adds to your list of cliches, and so much more. It…View More Traveling With a Bike Sucks, Part VI: Another Mousetrap
Travel is roaring back as those who have shopped for airline fares have learned. Now that the pandemic is over, MAMILs are frantically packing their…View More Feedback Sports Reflex Tool Kit – The Perfect Travel Companion?
Winter is swiftly approaching in the Northern Hemisphere, forcing dedicated MAMILs to seek out lights to keep their rides going, and forcing less-dedicated MAMILs to…View More It’s Bike Lights Season. Why Counting Lumens is a Waste of Your Time
Disc brakes are awesome because they can slow and even stop a MAMIL-scale mass (ass?) quickly. I have road bikes with rim brakes, and I…View More Traveling With a Bike Sucks, Part V: What About Disc Brakes?
Over the last several years, chain waxing has become a hot topic. Although it’s far from new, like everything in cycling, all good ideas are…View More Chain Waxing
Hitch-mounted racks have many distinct advantages over roof mount racks, and in recent years have become very popular. There are ample reasons for this: mountain…View More QuikrStuff Hitch-Mount Bike Rack
Travel is coming back at a frightening speed, and airports are going to be crazy for 2022. Prices are skyrocketing, hotels are filling up, and…View More Traveling With a Bike Sucks, Part IV: Will the EVOC Gear Backpack Beat the Patagonia Black Hole Duffle?
In 2021, bike parts and bikes suddenly became as scarce as hen’s teeth. MAMILs the world over scrambled to find parts for bike projects, lead…View More Spray.Bike and a Custom Build of a Tideace Frameset
I like to build wheels, it’s fun and relaxing. Over the last few years, I’ve drooled over the snazzy wheel lacing jigs offered on some…View More Wheel Lacing Jig