Stepping Up

So last night my partner Beth caught me perusing Craigslist based on my current obsession with Chevy Trucks. I was going back and forth between looking at newer 2500HD's that would be suited to towing my race trailer, and older 60's and 70's C10's and C20's which I just think are super cool. Her comment [...]

Sport Utility Bike Build Begins

  So after sitting on the sidelines for the last few years as my enthusiasm for road biking has been growing I have pulled out my beloved 95 Trek 950, my first real performance mountain bike, to convert it into an Xtracycle. I just don't do much trail riding any more, and what I do [...]


As I was researching my latest acquisition I came across a blog post that described this particular vehicle ( A 70's Raleigh Tourist DL-1 bicycle) as "rakish"  and I was struck by the fact that this unique term could be used describe virtually every vehicle that appeals to me. So what is a Rakish Ride? [...]

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