For some reason, it seems like our fair city often finds itself at the top of top 10 lists. Unfortunately, we’re often peaking on lists that you wouldn’t necessarily want to find yourself on. Well, add another one to the list. The Kryptonite lock company, maker of pretty much the best bike locks around, just [...]
Just got the bike back from Bicycle Revolutions (thanks Bryan!) last night. Sugino 75 unsealed bottom bracket Sugino 75 170 mm cranks with 48 tooth Sugino ring MKS GR-9 pedals with MKS clips and Christophe straps Izumi 1/8″ track chain silver 17 tooth EAI cog Even in 30 degree weather it was a fun and [...]
More often than not these days it seems that my spare time and money is taken up by bikes. Ever since my lovely lovely lady friend crashed my little Honda Civic, forcing me back to regular riding for the first time since I was about 13, I’ve been bitten by the bug. First I went [...]
Looking for something new to eat for lunch, and inspired by Feed Me Philly’s review (found via Foobooz, a must-read for Philadelphia foodies) I hopped on my bike this afternoon and rode over to Chinatown to try the new Malaysian restaurant, Banana Leaf. I decided to go with a classic and order the Chow Kueh [...]
I present to you…my new whip: IRO Mark V 53 cm frame. Velocity Deep V rims in white with Velocity hubs. FSA Orbit headset. Nitto bars. The rest of the parts are fairly budget with upgrades to come over time.
Yesterday was my birthday and while we dine at Xochitl tonight to celebrate, yesterday I capped off literally months of research and finally purchased a new bike. For the last year I’ve been riding a green three-speed 1980s Schwinn Collegiate, purchased used from Via Bikes. It’s a solid bike with plenty of miles left to [...]