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Bicycles are menace? How about cars?

I sometimes wonder if drivers realize they have a potentially deadly weapon at their disposal every time they get behind the wheel.

A few days ago a… 333 more words


Announcing Off The Chain Bicycles; Featured Photo

Announcing the Off The Chain Bicycles featured photo section. If you have a really cool riding photo that you would like to see featured in this blog, please send it to… 77 more words

How To Bicycling

Shimano Dura Ace 9000 Long-Term Review

Introduced in 2013 the Shimano Dura Ace 9000 group set is the panicle of Shimano’s mechanical shifting technology. Not only did Shimano add an extra gear to the rear cassette, but they also made some much-needed improvements over the previous Dura Ace 7900 group set. 1,162 more words


Park Tool TW-5 Torque Wrench Review

Whether you are a seasoned bicycle mechanic or a complete do-it-yourself-er there is one tool that you should have, no matter what your skill level. The Park Tool TW-5 is a click type, ratcheting torque wrench that accurately allows you to measure, and apply the proper amount of torque to any threaded fastener. 290 more words


B2B Days 5&6

Day 5: Clarksville to South Hill (October 10 & 11, 2014)

We left Occoneechee State Park and the group split among those sticking to the wide-shoulder 4-lane, and those choosing the backroads. 330 more words


Got Moxie?

Our walk to the dog park takes us past a place where people can safely leave their bikes. Clearly, one of the bicyclists marches to the beat of a different drummer. 65 more words

Laurie Buchanan

Captain Rick rides a 29” Mongoose in final leg of Round-the-World Trek to battle HBP

Captain Rick: I now ride a new 29” Mongoose bicycle. It replaces my previous 26” NEXT, which served me well for 5052 miles along my 25,000 mile “Round-the-World Trek” to battle high blood pressure. 465 more words

Captain Rick