The return of the Crested Butte, an almost new bike?

Oh, the Raleigh Crested Butte has had such a long and strange saga. When I got it in October 2012. It was a garage queen, everything original and hardly used. I did some minor tweaks and adjustments over the years, like racks, handlebars/stem, and tires, but for the most part the "bones" of the bike... Continue Reading →

More stuff for sale: Tires and shifters

Well friends, there are still bits and bobs that can be purged from the parts bins! If you are interested, either leave a comment or email me at Payment can be done via Paypal. Shipping not included, please include your zip code with inquiry to get a shipping rate. Local pickup in Portland, Oregon... Continue Reading →

Some changes to the XO-3

File Under: The never-ending tweaking of bicycles Dept. It's been a long time coming, but ye old "hobo bike", my 1992 Bridgestone XO-3 needed some drivetrain love. I held out for as long as I could to get the most life out of the extant stuff. This was not only done because I'm a Thrifty... Continue Reading →

Create a free website or blog at

Up ↑