Cyclicalmotion

A little on the thought behind the machine we know as the bicycle.
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I’m sitting in Milwaukee. I’m at the Museum of Art. Viewing the touring exhibit on Toulouse Latreque and his contemporaries.

Lessons from the master.

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I love the concept of Keirin. Maybe it’s because I dreamed of being a sprinter. Maybe it’s my size. Maybe it’s the sensibility. Read the rest of this entry »

Where should it begin?

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Now my reason for all of this is two fold. One, I wish to keep myself motivated to start the frame shop. Two, I wish to include everybody in on the ideas of what a bike needs to be, or rather why it needs to be that way. Tell me where you ride, Tell me what you ride, tell me what you have purchased, tell me what you carry, tell me what you break, and tell me how the practice of cycle based transport can better serve your individual needs.

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For years I have thought about the history of bicycles. Not only in just lineage, nor in it’s patronage, but of its part of a hierarchy of systems. The concept of wheeled transport revolutionized the world, as we all know, but it left us wanting.

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I have been involved in the cycling world for the better part of twenty years. I have seen changes I didn’t actually think would come. Time has shown that there was no reason to welcome them all. As the field of knowledge becomes more broad and expansive the ability to learn in progress and retrospect […]