Type: Posts; User: Tim Kelley
From Parks & Rec:
I've thought about going to Stages, but I know and like the Powertap system. I know what to expect. And I have three of them on three bikes so the general numbers are pretty even across the board. ...
The November 85s were good, but weren't meant to handle my weight + descending/braking on the hills of Western Maryland:
As good as the Rails are at throwing off heat, I want better...
I'm looking for some advice on wheels after melting my last set...
Here are my requirements:
Aluminum braking surface
Deep Carbon Fairing (at least 60-80mm)
High spoke count (at least 24,...
My guess is that is it a Topeak Mountain Mini Morph. That's my go to mini-pump!
On the way to daycare on the bakfiets style cargo bike, we got passed pretty closely by a car and right after coming around us the woman immediately pulled into an office parking lot. So I said to...
I think the Skuut brand balance bikes have been doing the flipped frame for years, right?
Wording updated for the punctilious.
From Arlington's DES department:
The bike lane on N Lynn Street between Wilson Boulevard and 19th St N is temporarily blacked out to accommodate a lane shift for construction. For a lower...
Ah yes, you're right. I was thinking of Bluemont, which has similar setup with folks bringing out barriers for organized team practices!
I always imagined that it had been placed there one night by a group of drunken college kids who wandered off the path onto someone's back patio and decided to get up to some mischief.
Some sharp looking clothes and shoes there...
It's all mind games and treachery. Going up Reddish, if you think someone might be stronger than you, one tactic would be to go extra hard to half-wheel them for the first couple minutes while...
No, you wouldn't half-wheel someone random. You'd do it on a spirited group ride, on the road, where you have plenty of space to spread out.
Half-wheeling is also a way of demonstrating your dominance over another rider. E.g. "I'm going to halfwheel you all the way up that hill!"
Thanks for the vote of confidence!
We're in the hiring process right now for the new position. I was able to take a promotion to BikeArlington Operations Manager and assume official...
I'm glad you asked! Many people are under the false assumption that a pirate's favorite letter is "R." In fact, that's a common misconception and one that is easy to mistake.
In reality, a...
I don't know, Tim, what is a pirates favorite letter of the alphabet?
Do you know what a pirates favorite letter of the alphabet is?
From a Tweet from the League of Americna Bicyclists: https://twitter.com/BikeLeague/status/499648936710529024/photo/1
Meet "Sir Fluffy Unicorn"