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August 21, 2019

When Cannondale announced the recall of thousands of their CAADX bikes, I was a little shocked. My bike was one of those recalled, and I needed to bring it in to have the fork and steerer replaced after several people were injured and at least one killed due to failure...

May 16, 2019

Now that the components, frame geometry, and ride characteristics have been worked on, it is time to get some color scheme ideas on paper. Because of the rounded tubing, I feel like there are a few less choices that can be made. I would like to keep the bike to two col...

April 26, 2019

This week was the continuation of some warmer weather, and I finally got out to try the Panaracer Competition SX tires in 28mm that I bought last month. 

I have always liked Panaracer tires, and probably have mounted as many Panaracer tires on my bikes as...

April 5, 2019

Spring calls, and riding outside is becoming a lot more enticing. I cannot wait to get out more and explore. Last year as usually happens after a long Buffalo winter; the roads were awful. Potholes, gravel, salt, and glass were everywhere. 

The first thing I d...

January 30, 2019

It was 5:40 am, and I was driving my wife to work as I always do. As we headed down Parkside, the streets were snow covered but traffic was moving along well. It was 5:40 am after all.  
 
Suddenly, the traffic light changed to yellow and I slowly applied the brak...