Category Archives: Cycling

Wrapped, twined & shellacked

I used the Fizik microtex bar wrap.  I’m certainly no handlebar wrapping wiz, but I had a heckuva time getting this stuff on the bars.  I think the larger size of the brifters also gave me trouble. I’m used to … Continue reading

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It’s rolling!

Rawland rSogn first incarnation.  This is my initial build of the the frame. I still need to fine tune the saddle & cockpit, wrap the bars, get & install some fenders and figure out what to use for a handlebar … Continue reading

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Just about there

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Getting closer

VO Grand Cru touring hubs and 650B Diagonale rims, built by Hoopdriver in Toronto with an 11-32 SRAM cassette SRAM Rival drivetrain and shifting Paul Neo-retro stoppers Nitto Noodle handlebars King Iris cages Fizik micro-tex bar tape. Shimano M520 SPD … Continue reading

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A Taste of Cycling Vancouver

I’m in Vancouver for work and staying with family for the weekend.  Yesterday I was treated to a tour of some of the bike paths in the city by my Brother-in-law.  Leaving from the Broadway and Main area, we used … Continue reading

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A New Chapter

For my entire career, I’ve lived and worked in York Region.  Sure, it’s not the easiest place to get around by bike or transit but I’ve made it work.  I’ve come to know several decent bicycle routes and have built … Continue reading

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Biking around the world…

…well almost.  Here’s quick update of the last three weeks. I’m back from three weeks away.  I visited Vancouver BC for two weeks for vacation on account of a family wedding.  Excellent weather, excellent food and lots of bikes!  Cycling … Continue reading

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New Project

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Momentum

mo·men·tum noun /mōˈmentəm/  /mə-/  momenta, plural The quantity of motion of a moving body, measured as a product of its mass and velocity The impetus gained by a moving object the vehicle gained momentum as the road dipped The impetus and … Continue reading

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Weehoo

I saw this rig at a Canada Day event. Looks almost like a recumbent. I wonder how it rides. The attachment system looks like it would suffer from the same problems as the Trail-a-bike we use. I find it a … Continue reading

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