my bikes, places i've lived, ponderings

Nostalgia for past commutes sure beats nostalgia for past wars

Ah, nostalgia. Despite our smarter urges to avoid too much of it, it does get stronger as one gets older. And it's pretty common to get it from predictable triggers, like putting on an album that you haven't heard since high school will inevitably remind you of high school. But has a bike commute ever… Continue reading Nostalgia for past commutes sure beats nostalgia for past wars

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Junk in the front: A personal history with the Basket Bike

When I got the Raleigh Crested Butte, it wasn't with the intention that there would be a basket in the front. It's just the way it turned out. Y'see, if I go too long without a basket bike, I go into withdrawals. I don't realize my need for the basket bike until after I get… Continue reading Junk in the front: A personal history with the Basket Bike