Category Archives: Bike Friday tikit

Day 3. 30 Days of Biking

There are two kinds of cats in the world: cats you see and cats you don’t. I know this because I’m tending two cats for a few days. And if I were to draw a Venn diagram of these animals, … Continue reading

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Day 25. #30daysofbiking

That’s one reason I call this website 16incheswestofpeoria. Another reason? Calling it bluebobthebellbottomedbananaboy would have been confusing. Today’s ride: On the Rock Island Greenway, just south of Bicycle Safety Town. And back to the shop.

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Word on the street: Al Cappello, Portapedal Bike, Tempe, Arizona

“When I get a phone call here, it’s somebody saying, hey, I love the bike, I want to order one for my wife. In architecture it’s hey, one of you guys made a mistake in the dimensions, and it’s a $25,000 mistake. Who’s going to pay for it?” Continue reading

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Installing quick-release pedals: MKS Lambda–Ezy Superior

MKS is right: you can’t install the adapter with a regular pedal wrench; I used a 15mm cone wrench to do the job. Continue reading

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Tikit talk. From hair stylist to wine purveyor and business booster in Defiance, Missouri

When we got back to the car, she said, “Let’s go back to that business that had the wine in Defiance.” Turns out the Grapevine Wine Bistro & Visitor’s Center has wine and more–right there at 2886 South Highway 94, easily accessible from both trail and road. Continue reading

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