Monthly Archives: December 2011
Before I begin to tinker with and spec out new components for the Bridgestone MB-3 Mixte, I thought that it would be wise for me to document the current state of the bicycle. This thinking out loud process will also … Continue reading
The weather in Atlanta is currently rather gloomy, but I do hope to get a ride in later when it clears up. In the mean time, if the weather is enjoyable in your area, why don’t you take your bicycle … Continue reading
I just love the sight and utility of a front basket on a bicycle, but every time I try one on, it just doesn’t seem to jive with Belle.
The friend for whom I am building the Bridgestone MB-3 Mixte has not ridden her Raleigh bicycle all Summer. Now that it is Fall, or dare I say, Winter, I thought it was high time to take advantage of the … Continue reading
In a previous post, I had happened upon some Alchemy Goods bags that are made out of used bicycle inner tubes. This made me realize that bicycle culture has been infiltrating the fashion scene. Well it is not only impacting … Continue reading
If you have been following the Belle chronicles, you will remember that I had a bit of a fender bender the other night during my ride to the company holiday party. I later realized that it was actually the front … Continue reading
I recently paid a visit to a good friend, and I came to realize that she owns a Raleigh hybrid bicycle, with which she is currently dissatisfied. I can only imagine why; it sort-of reminds me of the type of … Continue reading
My custom Rivendell bicycle, Belle, is quite the worry magnet, as I am wary of locking her up anywhere for extended periods of time. A few months ago, I went in search of the ideal “beater” bike to be used … Continue reading
Yesterday evening, the dude and I headed out to my company’s holiday party. It was only two miles away, and I promised Shishkabike I would make any trip under 3 miles by bike. Regardless, cycling would have been the most … Continue reading
My dude has a certain affinity to fenders.