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Eatons Glider

This one’s currently on Craigslist, Toronto. A mid 60’s Raleigh built Glider for Eatons Canada. Obviously needs some work but could be a good basis for a project. Owner is asking $150.00.

Vintage Bicycle

Not So Fast

Alert readers may remember I de-nosed my Brompton saddle back in March which is hardly any time at all in bike-maintenance weeks, especially when I don’t normally ride the Brompton much when I’m at home, and besides the de-nosed Brompton saddle has been proving surprisingly rideable, at least when the alternative is figuring out how to fit a new saddle. 391 more words




Ronnie sits on the bench thinking about her life. She left the theatre with her understanding of truth and selfness confirmed, renewed and revitalised. Her mentor has spoken, his words have given her more than any man she had known. 2,694 more words

Short Stories

Nice Day for an Aborted Ride

I decided to work from home today. I made the decision a week ago. The weather was perfect. Shorts and t-shirts in early March. Enjoy climate change while you can because its’ gonna suck when all those tropical diseases work their way north. 229 more words


In for the Long Haul

The three bikes I’ve had my eye on are:

  1. Surly Long Haul Trucker
  2. Co-Motion Pangea
  3. Kona Sutra

The reasons? LHT came highly recommended by other users (Dave included), I saw a very convincing review (by bicycletouringpro, whose actual name is Darren Alff. 440 more words

Bike Touring

Soma Wolverine Build Part 2: Brooks C17 Saddle

I’ve used a Brooks B17 Imperial saddle on my touring bike since this past summer.  At first it felt like ridding on a slippery 2×4, but I headed the advice to “stick with it because it will be the most comfortable saddle you ever ride” from every Brooks saddle owner that has done just that.   661 more words



I am now the proud owner of my very own single speed mixte frame custom built bike.   She is just beautiful and I had her out for a wee test ride along the river and she goes like a dream. 240 more words