Review #1 – 1979 Trek 510 Custom – Part 1

I have always been a fan of the USA made¬†steel Trek bikes built in Wisconsin up until the mid to late 1990’s. When I was working at Penn Cycle in the late 80’s I came to appreciate the much better build quality of Trek bikes, relative to comparably priced models from other brands, and loved […]

Belgium

When we set off from Middleburg we were pretty wiped out from the previous days long ride and it was raining, so we cheated, sort of and got on the train with our bike to ride the 10 miles or so to Vlissingen where we hopped the ferry to Veerhaven. Once we arrived on the […]

Europe Trip – Arrival in Amsterdam – Bikes and Beer

Last¬†week Beth and I returned from our first bike touring trip together. We packed up our bikes, flew to Amsterdam and rode through the Netherlands to Bruges Belgium and then on the Ghent and Antwerp before hopping a train to spend the last few days of our trip in Paris. By all accounts (most importantly […]

Weekend Rides

I spent a fair bit of time biking as well as working on the bikes this weekend so I have a few things to report, including a new addition to the stable, but more on that later… First off I saw this very Rakish Ride parked in downtown Minneapolis on Friday afternoon. It appears to […]