Tag Archives: Arkel

Today’s Unsorted Top 10 List That, Once Again, is a Bit Too Long

Bananas before all they’re good for is banana bread Candied cucumbers, because Russ refuses to employ the phrase “sweet pickles” The bicycle you’re riding today The bicycle you’d like to ride The idea that this list could be of any … Continue reading

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Booking it in Door County

Inside the handlebar bag: five books I bought this summer in Door County, Wisconsin. Buying five books in a week’s time, at least once a year, is not an indulgence; it’s a necessity. I’m supporting businesses I care about in … Continue reading

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Day 9. #30daysofbiking

The last time I rode with a Kirtland bag on the handlebars, I was looking at brake housing, not derailleur housing. Times change. Craig Burgess–banjo player, recumbent rider, woodworker and, now, Indiana state building commissioner–gave me the bag a while … Continue reading

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Modified with Arkel: Eclipse pannier

The Arkel Bug is huge. The Eclipse is small, gray and old. But now they have something in common: the same high-quality mounting system. Continue reading

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Sit down and quit worrying. Or, pedal around above the ground

Scientific research and journalism are, for the most part, incompatible, and for a simple reason: science is based on the repetition of results and journalism is centered on ephemeral headlines. Case in point: recent news articles that contend the act … Continue reading

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