Roadster Max

I found a murdered-out 1 year old high end Specialized hybrid for sale. Frame was great, chipped and gunked like a retired delivery bike, but straight. The bike came with a rigid fork, and a smaller 26”, wide mountain bike wheel, with high end tire and rotor, but no brake.   2015 Specialized Crosstrail Sport [more...]

 
How To Maintain Your Internal Geared Hub, Nexus 7 IGH

When at speed, then re-accelerating, certain numbered gears would slip. Fearing damage, I got to researching right away. I read that the pawls could stick if slightly wrong grease was used during a rebuild. Trying to avoid a rebuild, like the 3 times I changed the tire without removing the wheel (you know why), I [more...]

 
Grocery Getter

Excellent variety of grocery stores around here. However, they are all a little too far to walk. So I built a grocery getter. The first bike turned out to be too flexible under load. I upgraded to a stronger framed Rockhopper. The folding rear baskets allow me to get the bike into the overcrowded bike [more...]

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