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Not Old Paint. Don Walker tandem does Horsey Hundred with no paint

When a builder sends a fillet-brazed bicycle out without paint, you get to see the frame pretty nearly as it came from the torch. Continue reading

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Filling a hole with money. Or, two-buck luck

Dear Sir: While the bald rear tire of my tandem still holds air, I will tell you what a dandy duct-tape product you make. Continue reading

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The loneliness of the long-distance water bottle. Co-Motion in Louisville

Larger-diameter tubes keep the bikes from turning into flexible flyers. The visual result, at least to my eye, is super clean. And that’s even though the decals got bigger along with the frame tubes. If nothing else, it makes it easier to know exactly what brand of bicycle is passing you at the Midwest Tandem Rally. Continue reading

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Maybe the most important thing to remember about the eccentric bottom bracket shell

Not knowing how to solve the issue, I did the smart thing. I walked away from it. Continue reading

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How to park a bicycle with a toe strap

Two of my bicycles have Shimano SPD pedals. The rest have MKS Lambda or other pedals without cleats or toe clips. In spite of that, I still find that a toe strap is still a handy thing to have. Continue reading

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The Beermosa next time: Bicycling to Delavan’s Harvest Cafe

Took a 24-mile roundtrip from southwest of Tremont, Illinois, to Delavan for breakfast at Libby Mathers’ Harvest Cafe. This is the first time we’ve visited by tandem. No bike rack, but an outstanding view from the table inside to the … Continue reading

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