Raleigh Crested Butte: Eight Years On

As seen on Mount Tabor, 30 October 2020. Note the new leather grips. Camera: Minolta SRT-101. Lens: MC Rokkor-X PG f/1.4 50mm Film: Kodak ColorPlus 200 Ah, Raleigh Crested Butte, the bike I can't quit. I purchased it back on October 14, 2012. The previous month I bought an old mountain bike, a Raleigh M-40,... Continue Reading →

Crested Butte: Re-entry

Taken with an Olympus XA2 camera. Film: Kodak Ultramax 400. Oh, Raleigh Crested Butte. We've been through so much together for what? Almost eight years? And yes, I tried to sell you once or twice. And while deep down I love you, you make it difficult sometimes. Why, I wrote you a big love letter... Continue Reading →

A state of the fleet: 2019

Hello, folks! Now it's time for me to reflect on My Year In Bicycles. (Stasia, you can skip this post. 😉 ) 2019 was another year of stasis. Since 2018, I've had the same five bicycles. Five's the most I've ever owned. I don't have a hard "can only own five bikes" mantra/mandate like some... Continue Reading →

Raleigh Crested Butte: Lucky 7

The Raleigh Crested Butte, as it is in December of 2019. I mentioned at the fifth year anniversary of owning the Crested Butte how having any bike go beyond that milestone was new territory for me. I pretty much sold or ditched any bike before I got to owning it six years. Would this Raleigh... Continue Reading →

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