Category Archives: Bicycles

Sweating the little things

You probably know that [most alloys of] aluminum doesn’t like salt, especially salt in sweat and you may have guessed that, from a few posts ago, I sweat like the proverbial pig [iron] when I ride a bike. There are … Continue reading

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Senior moment

So, there I was, in a world of hurt, gagging my way up a nasty gravel climb, hurting so much that Elvis was talking to me. Then Lisa Marie replied. Both in calm, relaxed voices. I really wanted to look … Continue reading

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Brownian motion inside a bicycle tire

If you ride a mountain bike with tubeless tires you may have found one of these blobs of latex in the tire (or maybe heard it). I’m pretty sure this is a form of Brownian motion¬†forming a Brownian Tree, where … Continue reading

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Death’s Beady Little Eyes

In case you ever wondered, getting hit by a car, while riding your bicycle really hurts. Even if nothing gets broken. It also scares the crap out you when that bumper pops into your peripheral vision, which might be worse. … Continue reading

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