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Centerville Road. 30 days of biking, #9

No Arno. No architectural landmarks. No Medici. Nothing here by da Vinci, Palladio, or Michelangelo. Not even once upon a time. Indeed, little evidence of the city-state beyond the provision and grading of this road. The bicycle? Yes, evidence of … Continue reading

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From the top: Retroshifting the Fisher on Centerville Road

UPDATE 2/3/15: In the two years since I posted this story, I’ve used the Fisher to commute back and forth to work, 16 miles round trip–not every day, mind you, but enough to know that these brake levers/shifters are my all … Continue reading

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UPDATE 2/3/15: In the two years since I posted this story, I’ve used the Fisher to commute back and forth to work, 16 miles round trip–not every day, mind you, but enough to know that these brake levers/shifters are my all … Continue reading

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