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Posts in May 2008

Hail the Commuter

This article will discuss sundry features of the commuting bicycle, as Bike To Work Day is Friday, May 16. Bicycles are very diverse vehicles, able to perform many tasks. However, bicycles are at their best when they are purpose specific. Downhill bike have 8-inches of travel for huge drops, tim...

12 Hours of Darkness

Racing means riding lots and riding hard, and that leads to worn and broken bikes. Sounds like a good place for Park Tool to be, and on a pleasant spring night above Red Wing, Minnesota, that's where I was. This was a 12 hour race, beginning at 20:00 hours and ending 08:00. (That's eight o'clock...